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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riding Mountain House (RM of Yellowhead)

In the 1850s, the Hudson’s Bay Company established Riding Mountain House as a trading post near the northwest quarter of 6-20-20W (about N50.69228, W100.25009) in what is now the Rural Municipality of Harrison Park. It was moved to this site (SE34-18-21W) in 1878, now situated in the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead.

Former site of Riding Mountain House

Former site of Riding Mountain House (October 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.58339, W100.28587
denoted by symbol on the map above


Horod sign near Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church (Horod, RM of Park).

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Kevin Teneycke and Randy Earl for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 November 2019

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