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Manhattan Beach

A summer gathering place on the east side of Pelican Lake in southern Manitoba.

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.


    Family Narratives

    Grant, Agnes - No End of Grief - Indian Residential Schools in Canada (1880)

    An account addressing the experiences of First Nations children in the residential schools.


      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. 


        Memoirs & Memories

        Little White School House - Charyk

        Stories of time spent in small rural schools.



          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.


              Photos & Art Work

              Postcard - Sunset at Manhattan Beach 1929 (1920)

              Manhattan Beach has been a popular summer getaway for over a century.



                What They Wore - A Visual History of Dress - Douglas Gorsline

                An excellent resource for anyone interested in period costumes.


                  How it looks today