Elm Creek grew up along the ox cart trail which ran along the south shore of the Assiniboine River.
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.
An issue of the Elm Creek Mail newspaper.
What it looks like today
Elm Creek Mail, Elm Creek