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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chemawawin (Cedar Lake, Northern Manitoba)

A monument on an island in Cedar Lake in northern Manitoba commemorates the flooding in 1964 of the community of Chemawawin and its cemetery during the creation of the forebay for the Grand Rapids Generating Station. It bears the names of people who were buried here.

Chemawawin monument

Chemawawin monument (September 2022)
Source: Christopher Pate

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N53.31911, W100.37283
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Grand Rapids Generating Station (Saskatchewan River, Grand Rapids)


This page was prepared by Christopher Pate and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 September 2022

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