A Guide to Resources



Heritage Websites


Research Projects

Ideas & Editorial

Resource Collections

Heritage Organizations

This & That

Selected Document Downloads

Heritage Websites


Resource Collections


Interesting Places in Manitoba
(A Photo Collection with Commentary and Links)


Research Projects


Brandon Railways

The birth and growth of the Wheat City - it's all about the railways.


Turtle Mountain and the Souris Plains


An Overview of Our History

General Rosser's Legacy

A Manitoba History Article

Dakota Stories

The Souris River

Heritage Organizations

Manitoba Heritage Organizations

The Turtle Mountain - Souris Plains Heritage Association

The Historic Resources Branch

Heritage Manitoba

Boundary Trail National Heritage Region

Westman Museums

Manitoba Genealogical Society
Manitoba Historical Society

Manitoba Living History Society 

Manitoba Museum 

Canadian Heritage Organizations

Peel's Prairie Provinces (Includes full searchable copies of the numerous historic prairie works.)

Canada's History Magazine
Heritage Canada
Archives Canada
Historic Places Initiative

Ideas & Editorials

Wildlife Management Areas
A Treasure in Distress

We need to rethink Wildlife Management Areas.  They were designed with hunting in mind, but but with a little "Management" they can continue to serve that purpose as well as serving other valuable functions.




Local History Matters

History without geography can really miss the point. History without accurate local content isn’t likely to connect.

Healthy Communities

A loosely connected series of observations about healthy communities rooted in personal experience and extensive travel in rural Manitoba.

This & That


Activities, Projects & Educational Intintiatives

The Chapman Museum

What Do You See

(Test your knowledge of Brandon Area Heritage Locations)



Main Streets

(Test your knowledge of Manitoba Towns)



Document Downloads

Projects in pdf format - Ready to Print


Beginnings in the RM of Argyle

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/argyleheritage/documents/Argyle.pdf

The Argyle Icelandic Settlement

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/argyleheritage/Grund/ArgyleIcelandicSettlement.pdf

Images of Baldur

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/argyleheritage/resources/ImagesOfBaldur.pdf

Captain Large and tyhe Empress of Ireland

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/melita/documents/CaptainLarge.pdf

Train Tracks: Stories from a Railway Town

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/riverdale/traintracks/TrainTracks.pdf

Locally Made - Pioneer Industry


Part1: Boundary Trail East

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/PioneerIndustry/industryBT/PioneerIndustryBTHR.pdf

Part2: Turtle Mountain and the Souris Plains

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/PioneerIndustry/industryTMSP/IndustryProjectTMSP.pdf

Killarney Stories

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/killarneyheritage/stories/KillarneyStories.pdf

The Chapman Museum

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/chapmanmuseum/ChapmanMuseum.pdf

Cherry Point

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/cherrypoint/CherryPoint.pdf


Sourisford Crossing

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/sourisford/Sourisford.pdf

A Thousand Words: Pioneer Photography

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/photographers/ThousandWords.pdf

The Wakopa Story

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/wakopa/WakopaStory.pdf

Turtle Mountain and the Souris Plains

An Overview of Our History


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