Manitoba Communities: Great Falls (Unincorporated Village)
This village was named for a series of waterfalls on the nearby Winnipeg River prior to construction of hydroelectric dams.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Great Falls:
Go here for a list of historic sites in Great Falls.
Go here for a list of history books for Great Falls.
"Great Falls," by Pearl Warren, Springfield Leader, 16 May 1972, page 3.
Legislative Counsel proclamation files (J 0369), Proclamation #799 - Municipal Act (Disorganize the Village of Great Falls), GR5717, Archives of Manitoba.
Orders-In-Council (EC 0003A), Order-in-Council No. 17/1973, GR3442, Archives of Manitoba.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
Obituary [Clifford Eric Anderson], Winnipeg Free Press, 8 August 2012, page 27.
We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 20 December 2019