Manitoba City

The original town site, abandoned when the rail line was moved to the south. Most of the buildings originally built in Manitoba City were moved to the Manitou site by 1884-5.

Community Histories

In Rhythm with our Roots (1880)

This community history of Manitou and District is hosted by Manitobia.


    Business & Public Affairs

    Manitoba City - Photos (1880)

    A collection of photos taken in Manitoba City - just north of the current site of Manitou - ca 1880.



      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 Archibald Cemetery Files 2016

        A listing of the persons buried in the Manitou Archibald Cemetery. We recognize that not all burials have been recorded and would appreciate information which would make our listing more accurate.

        The cemetery was originally associated with the Archibald Community - which existed before Manitou or Manitoba City. Over time, the cemetery has come to be known as the Manitou Cemetery.

        To see photos of the grave stones, please click on the CEMETERIES button at the top of the page and follow the links.


          Memoirs & Memories

          Manitoba City & Harman House - Ken Harman's Letters (1885)

          Ken Harman's reminiscences of life in Manitoba City, written to the White family.



            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.