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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hoffnungsfeld Pioneers Monument (Winkler)

This monument in Bethel Heritage Park in Winkler commemorates a group of Mennonites who, in 1876, emigrated from Russia to Canada. This group, whose names are listed on the monument, settled in a village they called Hoffnungsfeld (“Field of Hopefulness”) about one mile west of this site. When the Canadian Pacific Railway opened a siding at Winkler, some of these settlers moved closer to the railway. This monument was erected by the Winkler Heritage Society on 17 September 2000.

Hoffnungsfeld Pioneers Monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.17809, W97.93956
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 March 2012

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