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Saskatoon History & Archives


Saskatoon is central Saskatchewan’s great crossroads; a hub for water, rail, and highway crossings east and west, north and south.  The Saskatoon area has been inhabited for at least 8,000 years. 


The City of Saskatoon Archives works to preserve and provide access to the historical records of the City of Saskatoon and those of historically significant individuals and organizations in Saskatoon. The Archives  Reading Room is open to the public Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 pm. Staff will also provide research assistance by post, by email or over the telephone.

Nutana Cemetery (Pioneer Cemetery)

The Nutana Cemetery was the first cemetery, established in 1884, for the pioneers of Saskatoon. The last burial took place in 1848. 

Woodlawn Cemetery History

Woodlawn Cemetery has seen several noteworthy individuals laid to rest. Learn more about the pioneers, founders and community leaders whose final resting place is in our central city cemetery.