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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brockinton Indigenous Sites (Municipality of Two Borders)

This site in the Souris River valley, near Melita in the Municipality of Two Borders, is a late prehistoric site from the Blackduck phase near the Brockinton House. It has been occupied periodically over the past 1600 years. Archeological excavations have been done at this nationally-designated historic site. A commemorative plaque has been erected here by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

Interpretive signage at the Brockinton site

Interpretive signage at the Brockinton site (May 2017)
Source: Ken Storie

Interpretive signage at the Brockinton site

Interpretive signage at the Brockinton site (September 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.20112, W101.03352
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Percy Brockinton (1892-1985)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brockinton House (Municipality of Two Borders)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance

Brockinton Site, Turtle Mountain - Souris Plains Heritage Association.

Sources:

We thank Sandra Hollender (Parks Canada Agency) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Ken Storie, and George Penner.

Page revised: 27 March 2022

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