town in Saskatchewan, Canada

Davidson is in Central Saskatchewan, midway between Saskatoon and Regina, it is a popular pit stop.

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In 1902, Colonel Andrew Duncan Davidson came to Saskatchewan in hopes of creating a 'midway' settlement between the cities of Regina and Saskatoon. With agriculture as one of his main passions, Davidson purchased 700,000 acres (2,800 km2) from the railway and the federal government suitable for grain farming. Davidson organized a train route that travelled from Chicago to Saskatoon; making one stop in Davidson on the way. Within a short period of time, Davidson, which was declared the name of the community, was nicknamed the 'Midway Town' because of its central location. On November 15, 1906, Davidson was officially declared a town.

Get inEdit

 
Map of Davidson (Saskatchewan)

Davidson is located midway between Saskatoon and Regina on Highway 11.

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Coffee pot monument at the junction of Hwys 11 & 44 in Davidson.
  • 1 The World's Largest Coffee Pot (Near the junction of Hwys 11 & 44). A community symbol which represents the warmth and hospitality Davidson has to offer. Standing 24 ft (7.3 m) tall, if filled with coffee this coffee pot would hold 150,000 cups. The Coffee Pot is included in Canada Post's Roadside Attraction Postage Stamp Series & Collection. Parking and picnic area available.

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  • Davidson Hotel and Motel, 612 Railway Street, +1 306-567-5520.
  • Jubilee Motor Inn, 512 King Edward Street, +1 306-567-3000.

Go nextEdit

Routes through Davidson
Prince AlbertSaskatoon ← Jct W   E  N   S  → Jct N   SLumsdenRegina


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