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 (May 2017)
Source: Ken Storie
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
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.
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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