Manitoba Communities: Boissevain (Unincorporated Town)
Known originally as Cherry Creek, this municipality was renamed after Adolf Boissevain, a Dutch investor in the Canadian Pacific Railway which arrived in this area in 1886.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Boissevain:
Beckoning Hills Revisited: Ours is a Goodly Heritage, Morton-Boissevain 1881-1981. Boissevain History Committee, 1981. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.T87.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 26 March 2017Back to top of page