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Elm Creek

Elm Creek grew up along the ox cart trail which ran along the south shore of the Assiniboine River.

Community Histories

Canada 1812 - 1871 The Formative Years

This booklet, originally published by Imperial Oil, provides an understanding of the culture of Southern Ontario in the 19th Century. Many of the original settlers of the Pembina Manitou District came from Southern Ontario in the 1880's.

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    Newspapers

    Elm Creek Mail - 1907-01-10 (1907)

    An issue of the Elm Creek Mail newspaper.

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      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.

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        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.

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          Memoirs & Memories

          Little White School House - Charyk

          Stories of time spent in small rural schools.

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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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              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.

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                Museums

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

                An excellent resource for anyone interested in period costumes.

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                  How it looks today




                  Newspapers

                  Elm Creek Mail, Elm Creek