Hamilton stood at the top of the Moissouri Trail as it rose from the Pembina Valley.

Community Histories

Archaeology in the Rock and Pelican Lake Area of South Central Manitoba

Chris Vickers completed a series of archaeological digs in the Mound Builder and Assiniboine sites in Southern Manitoba between 1940 and 1950.

These reports were prepared for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba and are now in the collection of the University of Manitoba.



    Manitoba Buffalo Hunting Trails (1880)

    This short article outlines the two best known trails used by the buffalo hunters as they wended their way from the Red River Settlement to the Missouri for the annual buffalo hunt.


      Family Narratives

      Handford - Conner Family Photos - Kathy Conner

      A collection of photos from 1890 to 1954 taken and collected by Ida Handford Conner which chronicle their lives in the Hamilton/Snowflake district and at Conner Bridge in Southern Manitoba.


        Memoirs & Memories

        Windsor Lynne E - A Memoir (1910)

        A memoir of life in the McKenzie District of Southern Manitoba.


          What it looks like today



          Hamilton, Hamilton