Pembina Crossing

This ford served the Metis as one of their main stop overs on their trek south for the buffalo hunt. It served the community as a supply centre for several decades.

Memoirs & Memories

Klippenstein Bernice - Memoir (1924)

A memoir written by Bernice Klippenstein concerning her life in the Manitou district - 1924 to 2017.

    Kuehn, Felix - Biography of Cecil Francis Guest (1899)

    Cecil Francis Guest was one of the outstanding photographers of the Pembina Manitou District, working here from 1900 to 1906.

      Memoir of Dr Matthew Young - Ch 3 An Introduction to Pembina Crossing (1880)

      A historical reconstruction by Felix Kuehn. 

        Memoir of Dr Matthew Young - Ch 4 The Eden of Manitoba (1880)

        A historical reconstruction by Felix Kuehn.

          Memoirs of Dr Matthew Young - Ch 1 Winnipeg (1880)

          A reconstruction of a lost memoir, written by Felix Kuehn.

            Memoirs of Dr Matthew Young - Ch 5 A Pembina Crossing History (1880)

            A historical reconstruction by Felix Kuehn.

              Memoirs of Dr Matthew Young - Ch 6 Our Pembina Crossing Years (1880)

              A historical reconstruction by Felix Kuehn.

                Panting, Gerald - A Historical Survey of Southern Manitoba - A General Index and Summary of Local Sources (1880)

                The primary purpose of this research project, undertaken by Gerald Panting in 1953 for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, was to discover what historical materials were still extant in the South Central district of Manitoba at that time. The secondary purpose was to obtain information about the pioneer days from people who knew about that period from first hand.

                Files have been named based on the community - from Morden to Killarney - in which the pioneer lived in 1953, not according to where they originally settled.

                  Panting, Gerald - A Historical Survey of Southern Manitoba - Introduction (1880)

                  The primary purpose of this research project, undertaken by Gerald Panting in 1953 for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, was to discover what historical materials were still extant in the South Central district of Manitoba at that time. The secondary purpose was to obtain information about the pioneer days from people who knew about that period from first hand.

                  Files have been named based on the community - from Morden to Killarney - in which the pioneer lived in 1953, not according to where they originally settled. 

                    Richard N. Lea's Migratory Bird Journal - Transcription by Felix Kuehn (1880)

                    A transcription by Felix Kuehn with added articles and newspaper references to R. N. Lea's work as a naturalist.