Heritage Projects


The Argyle Historical Museum has commissioned a number of Heritage Projects that build upon the work they have done and the local history, "Come Into Out Heritage."  Much of this work has been supported by the Manitoba Government through ithe Heritage Grants Program and through the guidance of the staff at the Historic Resources Branch.



The Argyle Icelandic Settlement Project

A History of the Icelandic Settlement with a collection of resouces and photos. It is available at the Museum and Online


The Baldur Gazette 1899 Historical Edition

Scanned  and re-published. Available in online form

The Baldur Gazette 1940 Historical Edition

Scanned  and re-published. Available in online form

The Baldur High School Yearbook - 1963

A blast from the past. Online Only

hThe Baldur Community Website has several more...

http://www.townofbaldur.ca/yearbooks

The Argyle Pivotal Events Project

A detailed chronology of events and activities that defined the community from its settlement in 1880 until approximately 1960. 

The project will also place the events in the history of Argyle into the context of the history of Western Manitoba, and seek to establish a framework for addressing the roots of other Westman communities.

The results of the project will be available in print and digital forms.  Resources gathered during this project are available elsewhere in this section.


The Argyle Notable People Project

TThe project involves the production of the Inventory (estimated to feature 200 names), followed by analysis through which is developed a List of Significant People.

The project is available in the form of a binder at the Municipal Office and most of the data is also online.

"We Made Baldur" is a more in-depth look at some of the key figures in Baldur's history. It is also available as a Booklet and Online


The Argyle Special Places Project

The project involves the production of the Inventory (estimated to feature 100 sites), followed by analysis through which is developed a List of Significant Sites that will be explored for potential municipal designation (estimated to include not more than 10 sites).

The project is available in the form of a binder at the Municipal Office and most of the data is also online.