Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 138 years

 


MHS
Events


Manitoba
History

No. 84


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


Digitized
Local History
Books


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ernest Thompson Seton Plaque (Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

World-renowned naturalist, artist and writer Ernest Thompson Seton was born in England. In 1882, he joined his brother on a homestead near Carberry and began to keep scientific records. The nearby hills later became the setting of some of his most famous stories, including “The Trail of a Sandhill Stag” and part of “Wild Animals I Have Known”. Appointed naturalist to the Manitoba government in 1892, he founded the Woodcraft League and became the first Chief of Boy Scouts of America. He moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico where he founded the Seton Institute in 1930 and there spent the rest of his life.

This plaque in Seton Provincial Park along the Trans-Canada Highway, in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, was erected in 1959 by the Historic Sites Advisory Board of Manitoba.

Ernest Thompson Seton Plaque

Ernest Thompson Seton Plaque (2003)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90192, W99.21582
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ernest Thompson Seton Bridge (Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: A. E. Gardiner Building / Seton Centre (116 Main Street, Carberry)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 December 2015

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other

Please note that inclusion in this collection does not mean that a particular site has special status or protection. Some sites are on private property and permission must be secured from the owner prior to visiting.

Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.


Search Tips | Suggest a Site | FAQ | Acknowledgements

Send inquiries to the MHS Webmaster.

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2017 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.