Manitoba Communities: Dauphin (City)
This municipality takes its name from Fort Dauphin, a fur trade post established on the shore of nearby Lake Dauphin by La Verendrye in 1741.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Dauphin:
Go here for a list of historic sites in Dauphin.
Go here for a list of history books for Dauphin.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
“'Tremendous loss': Dauphin Mayor Eric Irwin dies on vacation in Florida,” CBC News, 25 November 2017.
Obituary [Allen James Dowhan], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 September 2021.
We thank Lisa Mallery for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 28 October 2022