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Manitoba Communities: Pierson (Unincorporated Village, Municipality of Two Borders)

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This community in southwestern Manitoba was named for Dutch banker Jean L. Pierson (1854-1944) who, in 1882, helped to sell shares of the Canadian Pacific Railway in European markets.

Photos & Maps

Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Pierson.

Sources:

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 August 2017

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