Manitou

Built on a site south of the rail line, replacing the former site of Manitoba City.

Obituaries

Adams, Betty Patricia nee Day – obituary (2016)

This is an obituary for Betty Patricia Adams, nee Day, 1924 to 2009-10-03

    Architectural Heritage

    AM-Fuller_507 Fuller Ave_Hasselfield - Robinson (1880)

    This project focuses on some of the early, heritage buildings in Manitou, their architecture and their history.

      Audio & Video

      An Interview with Stew Clayton - Part 1 (2012)

      A conversation between Stew Clayton and Al Thorleifson about Stew's musical influences.

        Family Narratives

        Erin Thorleifson - Iceland Blog 2012 (2012)

        Erin spent two and a half months in Iceland in the summer of 2012. Her blog bives an upbeat view of Iceland as it is today - a vibrant culture with scenery second to none.

          Veterans' Experience

          JONES, Ernest Kingsley - Links to Service Records (1914)

          A collection if web links containing records of Jones' WWI experience.

            Genealogies

            Manitou (Archibald) Cemetery Files 2015 (1883)

            This file, updated to summer of 2015, contains records in the posession of the Municipality of Pembina along with information displayed on the grave markers in the Cemetery.

              Cemetery Maps/Lists

              Manitou Cemetery Lots 14 - 26 Map B (1880)

              The Manitou cemetery - also called in early sources the Archibald Cemetery - is situated on a high moraine hill north of Manitou, Manitoba.

                Business & Public Affairs

                Manitou Opera House - A History (1880)

                Contains a collection of news articles and posters concerning a hundred years of performances at Manitou's Opera Houses.

                  Newspapers

                  Erin Thorleifson - Iceland Blog 2012 (2012)

                  Erin spent two and a half months in Iceland in the summer of 2012. Her blog bives an upbeat view of Iceland as it is today - a vibrant culture with scenery second to none.

                    Grave Photos

                    Moore, Eliza Jane nee McPhillips – grave photo (0)

                    This is a grave photo for Eliza Jane Moore, nee McPhillips, unknown to 1893-12-23

                      Nor'West Farmer

                      Nor'West Farmer 1929 - Selections (0)

                      Published in Winnipeg, the Nor'West Farmer emphasized the latest in agricultural research and applied these ideas to real farms. Articles taught do-it-yourself repair and maintenance and raught new techniques in animal husbandry and seeding/harvesting. Along with this there was a sense of fun and games, a real family-based farming digest.

                      Use our site's search capability for a list of the Nor'West Farmer issues on file.

                        Maps

                        Pembina Municipality Section/Township/Range Map - North West quadrant (1880)

                        Published in 2000, this map shows all of the rural schools in the Pembina Municipality. 

                          Photos

                          Samuel Cruthers and family - Photos and Memorabilia (1886)

                          This collection on documents and memorabilia provide s snapshot of the lives of Manitou's first mayor and his family.

                            Journals

                            W N Rolfe - 'A Citizen of Canada' (1880)

                            Rolfe's memoir of his time in the Pembina Manitou area.

                              Letters

                              Watcham_Arthur to Lois and Ted Lea _1941-05-21 (1880)

                              Letter sent while in service during WW2