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Historic Sites of Manitoba: New Sweden / Scandinavia Immigration Hall (Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson)

A concrete monument near the shore of Otter Lake in the Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson marks the site of an immigration hall built in 1885 to house newly arrived Swedish immigrants until they were able to build homes for themselves.

Scandinavia Immigration Hall commemorative monument

Scandinavia Immigration Hall commemorative monument (August 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.52536, W99.81631
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Gord Hammell.

Page revised: 28 September 2020

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