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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Cemetery (RM of Portage la Prairie)

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church was established in 1861, in the area that would later become the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, by Archdeacon William Cockran. In 1901, a new church was built then, in 1959, it was moved to become St. Matthew’s Church at Kelvin. The bell from the church is now in St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Portage la Prairie. The cemetery is cared for by the High Bluff Cemetery Association.

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Cemetery

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Cemetery (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Cemetery

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Cemetery (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.99299, W98.14789
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

We thank Shirley Christianson and George Penner for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 November 2018

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