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Special Places in Boissevain
An Inventory of Historic Sites - Available at the Municipal Office




Vantage Points Stories

**Print copies have been presented to the Museum

Vantage Points Stories

Adelpha
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/adelpha/

Alcester
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/alcester/

All Saint's Church
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/all-saints-church/

A Tale of Two Mill Fires
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/tale-two-mill-fires/

Ben Arde: Mountainside Store Operator
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/ben-arde/

Blue Flea: The train that hopped between rail lines had its beginning in the community of Dand
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/blue-flea/

Border Stories
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/border-stories/

Cadzow
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/cadzow/

"Cricket Anyone?" The Waubeesh English Settlement
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/cricket-anyone/

Delivered By Train - Prairie Style
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/delivered-train-prairie-style/

Fox Sawmill
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/fox-sawmill/

George King General Store
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/george-king-general-store/

Lake William
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/lake-william/

Lorna Smith Nature Centre
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/lorna-smith-nature-centre/

Mennonite Settlement in Southwest Manitoba
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/mennonite-settlement-southwest-manitoba/

Mountainside General Store
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/mountainside-general-store/

Mr. Bryan's Whistle Stop
In 1981 Earle Currie, in a written submission for Beckoning Hills Revisited, recalled the day the famous American politician and orator stopped in Boissevain.
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/mr-bryan/

Old Wakopa: The first “stopping place” for settlers heading west
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/old-wakopa/

St. Paul's Church
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/st-pauls-church/

Strathallen School
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/strathallen-school/

The Anchorage
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/anchorage/

The Boundary Commission Trail
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/boundary-commission-trail/

Turtle Mountain City and Wabeesh
http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/turtle-mountain-city-and-wabeesh/


Online Resources / Documents

Turtle Mountain Coal Mines
http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/FalseStarts/15coal.htm

Information about communities can be found in the document: Turtle Mountain and The Souris Plains - An Overview of Our History

The document can be found in schools and online...

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/TMSP/


Online Resources / Maps

Regional Map Collection
http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/Maps/

Online Resources / Video

Precious Load: Tales of a Turtle Mountain Trapper
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQVSC-YpKlQ&feature=youtu.be


Turtle Mountain Mud – The Story of Manitoba’s Coal Mines

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSn2nBzdL4M&feature=youtu.be


Geocache Sites

http://vantagepoints.ca/pages/current-projects/geocaches