Real Estate in Sceptre, Saskatchewan
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Sceptre is a village in southwestern Saskatchewan, with a population of 99 as of the 2006 census.
The former school was reopened in 1988 as the Great Sandhills Museum, with exhibits showcasing the area's natural and human history.
The village is home to various works of public art, including cartoon-like fire hydrants, murals, and the world's largest metal wheat sculpture. The latter was created in 1990 and stands 33 feet (10 m) tall.
Sceptre is situated just north of the Great Sand Hills, a vast area of arid grassland and sand dunes. One of the more easily accessible parts of the dunes is located about 10 km south of the village. Though located on private land, the public is permitted to enter the area.
It is the birthplace of Bert Olmstead, a five-time Stanley Cup winner.