Elgin & District Historical Museum Inc.
the Elgin Historical Museum housed in the 1903 Canadian Bank of
Commerce Building on Main Street, Highway #23.
There you will find the
Military Memorial, a
collection of military pictures,
uniforms and artifacts from World War
I and II, as well as information of service men and women from the
the museum you will find; aboriginal display, period clothing,
early 1900’s home setting, sports uniforms, school display, history
book from many districts, artifacts from former Elgin businesses,
extensive photo display, minute and record books from many
organizations and an indexed collection of clippings from Elgin
the grounds around the museum, there you will find a replica sod
house, a 1948 snowplane, working windmill, collection of vintage from
machinery, tools and railway artifacts.
museum is open every weekend in July and August or by appointment.
Built in 1904, this bank building in the village of
Elgin in the
Municipality of Grassland was originally two storeys high, providing
accommodation for the bank manager on its second floor, which was
removed in the 1950s.
(A report from the Partnerships With Museums Project)
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