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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minnewawa Cemetery (Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

The cemetery, established in 1889 in what is now the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa, contains a monument commemorating the pioneers of the communities of Minnewawa (1885-1957), Nesbitt (1893-1968), Chesley (1882-1966), Bertha (1896-1961), Riverbank (1886-1953), and Delton (1883-1967). At one time, the millstone from Gregory’s Mill was displayed by the monument.

Minnewawa Cemetery

Minnewawa Cemetery (June 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Commemorative monument in Minnewawa Cemetery

Commemorative monument in Minnewawa Cemetery (August 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.59097, W99.92486
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Riverside Heritage, 1896-1996 by the Riverside Centennial Committee, 1996, page 783.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 September 2021

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