Things to See & Do in Manitoba - 2021

Local Tourism - The 2nd COVID19 Year

Been there - done that....


A sawmill at the Arborg Museum

Bell Crossing - near Rivers.

Blair School Site

Former rail grade - at the bridge site north of Bunclody

Camp Hughes

Chesley Church Site - SW of Wawanesa

Desford Site Sign

Desford was in this field - SE of Boissevain

Dunrea area rail bridge - east of the village.

Fairview District - NW of Carberry

Overlooking the site of Gregory's Mill

Glenboro railway display

Griswold United Church

Hecla South Cemetery

Ladysmith School site

The remains of the Lord Elphinstone Ranch

The old road near the
Lord Elphinstone Ranch

The view from
the Lord Elphinstone Ranch site.

A monument commemorating Metis heritage and the Rooster Town story. (Winnipeg)

Abandoned rail bridge at Millford, east of Treesbank

The centre span of the original bridge from 1891 was replaced.

A view from the bridge. The village of Millford (1880 - 1890) was to the left.


The remains of the railway bridge that crossed the Little Saskatchewan River west of Minnedosa on the branch line that went SW to Riverdale and Rapid City.

The approach to the bridge.

The remains of the bridge supports

Pendennis Cairn - a former village SE of Rivers.

The Pinawa Dam

The Old Pinawa Dam - Prov. Park

Abandoned road bridge at Riverdale.

The former road to the Riverdale Bridge over the Little Saskatchewan River.

This school is the Rosehill District south of MacGregor, and although locally known as Rosehill it is registered as "Chipping Hills School" because the name Rose Hill was already taken by a school SE of Baldur.

Salem Methodist Church - NW of Oak Lake.

Selton School site.  NE of Cypress River

Sight Hill School site - S of Austin

Souris Hillcest Museum

Wakopa - a support for an Interpretive Sign that is in development.

The cairn commemorating David Thompson who travelled in the area in 1797. The cliff at Wawanesa slumped in the 50's sinking a street, leaving the cairn still standing but many metres below street level.


For more information about these places go to Past & Present

For more photos check out the Virtual Manitoba Photo Gallery

For information about specfic sites or buildings, visit Historic Sites of Manitoba

For information about specfic spots near Brandon, try  Off the Beaten Path...a Hiking and Exploring Guide