Manitoba Communities: Benito (Unincorporated Village, Municipality of Swan Valley West)
This municipality was alleged to be named by postmistress Mrs. A. Dykeman for the novella Benito Cereno by author Herman Melville, published in 1856.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Benito:
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
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