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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Red Feather Farm (Edstan Place, Selkirk)

A monument in this small park in Selkirk commemorates the 108th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force who occupied barracks here during the First World War. The name derived from large chicken barns on the site, part of a farm operated by W. L. Parrish, and the battalion used a rooster as a symbol on its military badge. It went overseas in September 1916.

Red Feather Farm Site

Red Feather Farm Site (September 2015)
Source: Jean McManus

Red Feather Farm Site

Red Feather Farm Monument (September 2015)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N50.13258, W96.88173
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jean McManus.

Page revised: 20 November 2015

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