Drinkwater

Drinkwater

[dringk-waw-ter, -wot-er]
Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937, English author. A founder of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, he was associated with it as actor, director, and general manager for many years. He is best known for his chronicle plays, including Abraham Lincoln (1918), Mary Stuart (1921), and Robert E. Lee (1923). Bird in Hand, a highly successful comedy, was produced in 1927. His other works include biographical studies, a novel, and several collections of poems.

Drinkwater is a village in Saskatchewan, located on a branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway, 18 miles south-east of Moose Jaw and is named for Charles Drinkwater, an original director of the railway. It can be reached via Saskatchewan Highway 39.

Location

  • Dominion Land Survey Sec.29, Twp.15, R.23, W2
  • Long (DMS) 50° 18' 00" N
  • Lat (DMS) 105° 08' 00" W
  • Time zone (est) UTC-6

Location relative to other communities

North: Belle Plaine
West: Moose Jaw Drinkwater East: Rouleau
South:Briercrest

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