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A small Manitoba community which hosts a significant architectural heritage.

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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.


        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 & 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.


                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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