Manitoba Communities: Brandon (City)
The site for Brandon was selected in 1881 with the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway, taking its name from the fur trade post of Brandon House. The municipality was incorporated directly as a City.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Brandon:
Go here for a list of historic sites in Brandon.
Go here for a list of history books for Brandon.
410 Ninth Street
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
We thank Sandy Jasper for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 29 December 2022