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Beygrau Paul T - Manitou Curling Club 1894

Paul Beygrau, artist, engineer, left an impressive legacy in the three years he was in Manitou. His art works on the walls of the Cassin House Hotel impressed guests until its fiery destruction in 1959. 

His only remaining work is the drawing he did of the Manitou Curling Club members, drawn in 1894.

 

    Diana Icelandic Pioneer Cemetery

    This small rural cemetery served the Icelandic cummunity suring the settlement period.

      Diana Icelandic Pioneer Cemetery

      This small rural cemetery, now surrounded by pasture, once served the small Icelandic community in the Diana district.

        Diana Icelandic Pioneer Cemetery

        This small rural cemetery, now surrounded by pasture, once served the small Icelandic community in the Diana district.

          Johann Gottfred & Sigurborg Pallsdottir

          This document contains a brief review of the family's history in Iceland and the first generations in Canada.

            Manitou Normal School - Building Site Photos

            Normal School Classes in Manitou were held in three buildings over time. This short article includes photos of all three sites.

              Pembina Crossing - Photo Collection

              A collection of photographs of Pembina Crossing in its early days.

                Providing Context - The Cecil Guest Collection

                This article with photographs is intended to provide information on the life and experiences of Cecil F Guest while he was in Southern Manitoba. The documents concerning his life are now much more accessible because of the work of such groups as Ancestry.UK.

                  Samuel Cruthers and family - Photos and Memorabilia

                  This collection on documents and memorabilia provide s snapshot of the lives of Manitou's first mayor and his family.

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                    Thorfinnur Johannesson & Karolina Andresdottir - Iceland Heritage

                    This social history is based on Icelandic Census Data and outlines the experiences of the family on several farms in Breiddalur, Iceland.

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