Manitoba Communities: Carberry (Town)
This municipality was named by railwayman James J. Hill for Carberry Tower, the county seat of Lord Elphinstone in Scotland. Elphinstone was a director of the Canadian Pacific Railway at the time and was travelling with Hill on a railway inspection tour.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Carberry:
Photos & Maps
The People of the Big Plain: Carberry, North Cypress 125th Anniversary. Carberry-North Cypress 125 History Book Committee, 2007. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.C36.
Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
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