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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mountainside Town Site (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

The community of Mountainside was established in 1914 as a station on the Canadian National Railway through what is now the Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester. Known originally as Anvers, after the school district on NE24-2-22W, it was renamed around 1916, presumably in commemoration of its close proximity to the Turtle Mountains, and a post office operated at 24-2-22W.

Mountainside Town Site

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.14167, W100.28860
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mountainside School No. 248 (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Sources:

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Mountainside, Turtle Mountain - Souris Plains Heritage Association.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 February 2021

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