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184th Battalion CEF - Recognition Day 2016

In May 2016, the community of Manitou paid tribute to the 184th Battalion CEF on the 100th Anniversary of the Farewell Muster held in Manitou on the May Long Weekend 1916. A memorial service was held at the Manitou Opera House and a Heritage Fair in the Gymnasiom of the Nellie McClung Collegiate.

    18th Mounted Rifles

    Local news items regarding the muster of the 18th Mounted Rifles in 1914.

      1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource

      This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

        AD-Darlingford_Darlingford Town Scenes

        A collection of photos from the Darlingford School Heritage Museum emphasizing architecture and community activities.

          Alex Cochrane - Manitou Entrepreneur

          Alex Cochrane was a successful businessman in Manitou in the early 1900s.

            Altamont - The Pembina Mountain

            A handwritten version of Beula Swain's 1970 history of Altamont. 

              Altamont MB - Air Photo ca 1950

              An air photo taken ca 1950 of Altamont MB.

                Altamont School Opening & History

                The school opening guest book and a short history of the school community of Altamont, MB.

                  Archaeological Report 1945 - Southern Manitoba Sites - Chris Vickers

                  Research was carried by Chris Vickers on Mound Builder and Assiniboine sites in Southern Manitoba from 1940 to 1950. 

                  This report was prepared for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba and is currently in the collection of the University of Manitoba.

                   

                    Archaeological Report 1946 - Chris Vickers - Southern Manitoba Sites

                    A report on Chris Vickers' archaeological surveys and digs completed during the 1946 field season on the Mound Builder and Assiniboine sites in Southern Manitoba.

                    Completed for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba. The report is in the collection of the University of Manitoba.

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