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Goodlands

A Community in southwestern Manitoba, associated with the coal mining industry during the 20th Century.

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.

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    Family Narratives

    Cavers, Evelyn - Life, As I Remember It (1900)

    The story of the Nestibo family of the Goodlands district of southwestern Manitoba. It includes description of the work in the coal fields of the district.

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      Museums

      La Riviere Manitou Station on Main Museum - Partnerships with Museums 2021 - La Riviere to Lyleton (1880)

      This monograph is intended to highlight the museum's history, its relationship to the other communities on the line, and pointing out some of the anecdotes from along the line. It was published by the Pembina Manitou Archive and the Boundary Trail National Heritage Region as part of the Partnerships with Museums 2021 project. 

      Financial support was provided by the Government of Manitoba.

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        Memoirs & Memories

        Little White School House - Charyk

        Stories of time spent in small rural schools.

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          Maps

          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.

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            How it looks today