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Diefenbaker Home

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Diefenbaker Home - Prince Albert, Saskatchewan travel 

Diefenbaker Home is a heritage site and historical landmark now operating as a museum attraction in the community of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Diefenbaker HomeThe museum was once the home of John Diefenbaker who was Canada's 13th Prime Minister between the years of 1957 to 1963. Diefenbaker enjoyed a long history in politics as a member of the Prince Albert Parliament from 1953 to 1979.

Photo GalleryJohn George Diefenbaker was the Conservative Party Leader for 11 years from 1956 to 1967. Diefenbaker was the only one of his party to become Prime Minister from the 1930s to 1979.

Some of Diefenbaker's accomplishments included appointing the first ever First Nation person to the senate, the first female minister to cabinet and granting voting rights to all First Nation and Inuit people.

The Diefenbaker home was built in 1912. John Diefenbaker lived in the home in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan from 1947 to 1951 with his first wife Edna.

After the death of Edna in 1951, Diefenbaker remarried and from 1953 to 1975 Diefenbaker and his second wife Olive occupied the home.

The house museum is furnished with artifacts from the Diefenbakers. There are photos, documents and furnishings from the Diefenbaker era on display. The staff provide interpretive tours of the home.

ADDRESS

Diefenbaker Home
Prince Albert ,
Canada

CONTACT

Located in: Prince Albert

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