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Opawaka School District #403 and Opawaka Methodist (United) Church served the community from 1886 to 1961.

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A Story for Every Mile

This 140 page history of Southern Manitoba by Ed Ledohowski contains many photographs never before seen in publications and features many memoirs from Manitoba's past.

It is for sale from the PMA by contacting

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    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.


      Canadian Pacific Railway

      CPR Pembina Mountain Branch Line - Railway Post

      INitially, before Canada Post existed, mail was carried by rail to many communities which later faded away.


        Family Narratives

        Grant, Agnes - No End of Grief - Indian Residential Schools in Canada (1880)

        An account addressing the experiences of First Nations children in the residential schools.


          Historical Atlas of Manitoba

          Historical Atlas of Manitoba

          Table of Contents and Preface

          by John Warkentin and Richard I. Ruggles

          Over the next few months we will be uploading high definitions of the atlas page by page to preserve the depth of detail of the maps contained in the atlas. For the moment, the atlas is available in a chapter by chapter format. 


            Memoirs & Memories

            Little White School House - Charyk

            Stories of time spent in small rural schools.



              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.


                Veterans' Experience & War Effort

                North-West Mounted Police - Route Map 1874-75

                Map published in conjunction with 'The North-West Mounted Police 1873-1893. Vol.1 by John Peter Turner.


                  Photos & Art Work

                  Opawaka Methodist Church

                  Photographs of the church and memorial plaque.



                    What They Wore - A Visual History of Dress - Douglas Gorsline

                    An excellent resource for anyone interested in period costumes.


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