Municipal Heritage
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Heritage Sites

Information for Owners:

Commemorating Historic Resources

The intangible qualities and claims that define a community’s past are often not readily evident to members of the community or to visitors, but may be made accessible through interpretation and commemoration.

The lives of notable individuals and the events and activities that shaped the course of history are, however, essential aspects of our heritage, and necessary for any place to help define its identity. It is important that individuals and groups undertaking this kind of work do so with the highest standards possible, and with the kind of up-to-date approaches that define heritage activity in the 21st century.

The following entries, designed both for groups and individuals interested in this endeavour, provide information and guidance about a range of approaches that will ensure that the history and heritage claims of Rivers and the R.M. of Daly continue to play a vital role in the community’s identity.


        Historical Research

            Brief Introduction to Manitoba's History (pdf 29 KB)

            Manitoba History Timeline (pdf 54 KB)

            Historical Research (pdf 62 KB)

            What makes a person, event or theme historically significant? (pdf 66 KB)

            Writing an Effective Plaque Inscription (pdf 118 KB)

        Financial Support

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