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Delmas - CANADA150

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Hidden : 10/4/2017
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This is a Canada 150 project that aims to present places and people important for the Francophone community of Saskatchewan. More information : Geocaching CÉCS

Ceci est un projet Canada 150 qui vise à faire découvrir des personnalités et lieux importants pour la communauté francophone de la Saskatchewan. Plus d'information : Géocachette CÉCS


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Delmas owes its name to the Francophone Catholic priest, Henri Delmas. Born in the hamlet of Boyne in France, he was sent to Canada in June 1892. In 1895, he began his adventure in Western Canada, a journey that took him to such places as Duck Lake and Île-à-la-Crosse.

The name Delmas is derived from the word mas, an isolated farm or farmhouse in the south of France. Delmas means "from a mas".

Most of the people living in the small hamlet of Delmas are of Francophone heritage.  The area's economy is based on agriculture.

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Delmas doit son nom au père catholique-francophone Henri Delmas. Originaire du hameau de Boyne en France, il fut envoyé au Canada en juin 1892. En 1895, il entame son périple dans l’ouest canadien qui l’amènera entre autres à Duck Lake et l’Île-à-la-crosse.

Le nom Delmas est une variante de Mas et qui signifie « celui qui habitait un mas ». Le terme Mas désigne un domaine agricole ayant en son centre une maison d’habitation.

Delmas est un petit hameau où la majorité des descendants sont d’origine francophone. L’économie de la région tourne autour des activités agricoles.

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Last Updated: on 11/17/2017 2:04:50 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (10:04 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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