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Cummins map directory for Saskatchewan, sheet no. 81 (Maple Creek)
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Cummins map directory for Saskatchewan, sheet no. 81 (Maple Creek)

The settlement of quarter-section homesteads and preemptions by agriculturalists created a demand for maps that showed the individual landowners in each township. These maps were comparable to a rural directory, and were used by local merchants and itinerant salesmen to find customers. They also helped travellers to find their way across a landscape that for them was still largely nameless and without familiar landmarks.

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