A collection of Research Projects supported by Manitoba's Heritage Grants Program
A History of the Icelandic Settlement in the Baldur / Glenboro area.
A Thousand Words - Pioneer Photographers in the Southwest Corner
This project is a tribute to the significant contribution made by local photographers in preserving the past.
Locally Made - A Survey of Pioneer Industry in Southwestern Manitoba
Grist Mills, Brickyards, Cheese Factories & More.....
Sourisford; The History of a River Crossing
The Boundary Commission has chosen a natural crossing that had existed for centuries. Bison herds in their yearly migrations, Aboriginal Peoples on their hunting trips, fur traders and Metis pemmican brigades; each had used the site.
The Sekine Project
For about a decade, beginning in 1973, thousands of high-quality Sekine bicycles were manufactured near Rivers, Manitoba at the Oo-za-we-Kwun Centre in facilities that were once part of one of the most important Air Force Bases in Canada.
Shelterbelts in Manitoba
Today, with climate change an issue, and a with the recognition that some of our farming practices may not be sustainable, we are seeing a renewed interest in shelterbelts.
The Grand Trunk Pacific in Rivers, Manitoba
A look at the impact of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway on the creation and development of the Town of Rivers, Manitoba.
Train Tracks - Stories from a Railway Town
A collection of forty short articles captures the many facets of the history of Rivers, Manitoba, with a focus on the role of the railway.
A pre-contact bison kill site on Oak Lake
Pioneer Stories: Killarney – Turtle Mountain
Stories of Pioneer Days in Killarney, first published long ago by the Oak Ridge Women’s Institute, updated and illustrated.
Turtle Mountain & The Souris Plains
An Overview of Our Communities
Turtle Mountain Mud (Video) (Website)
The Story of Manitoba’s Only Commercially Viable Coal Mines
The Chapman Museum
A Pioneer Village