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Saint Joseph

A small Manitoba community which hosts a significant architectural heritage.

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.


    Photos & Art Work

    Hime H L - Photographer - Hind Expedition (1858)

    The collection of photographs taken by H. L. Hime during the summer of 1858 while in service of the Hind Expedition to Red River, Manitoba and Assiniboia.


      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. 



        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

          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.


            Memoirs & Memories

            Riel, Louis - 1985 Calendar (1880)

            Short vignettes of Riel's life told from the pages of a calendar.



              St Joseph MB - Maison Moquin House

              A photographic tour through the house which is at the Musee St Joseph Museum in Southern Manitoba.


                Family Narratives

                St Joseph MB - Stories of Pioneers 1909

                Anecdotes about families from the St Joseph, Manitoba district.


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