Bru

Site of one of the South Icelandic Settlement's Communities: Frikirkju Bru Icelandic Lutheran Church, the Bru Cemetery, Hall and School. The cemetery is all which remains.

Journals

Arni Sveinsson Diary 1911 (1911)

Icelandic Canadian Diarist Arni Sveinsson lived in the Frey Schol District south of Glenboro during the settlement period in Manitoba.

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    Letters

    Arni Sveinsson Ledger Letters Part 1 (1916)

    A series of letters dated 1916 to 1920 and originally copied into a page numbered ledger, the current images are taken from an photocopy with red lettered editors comments. The letters cover a variety of topics.

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      Memoirs & Memories

      Asmundur Asmundson: Man Without Feet (1880)

      Asmundur, who lived his final years with Siggi and Sena Anderson, lost his feet in a snow storm in Iceland, yet survived to live a productive life in the Baldur District.

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        Community Histories

        Jonasson, Sigtriggur

        Booklet published by Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Recreation, Historic Resources Branch.

        Please recognize the attitudes expressed in these bulletins may not reflect current attitudes

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          Maps

          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.

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            Family Narratives

            Asmundur Asmundson: Man Without Feet (1880)

            Asmundur, who lived his final years with Siggi and Sena Anderson, lost his feet in a snow storm in Iceland, yet survived to live a productive life in the Baldur District.

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              What it looks like today