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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Argyle Settlers Monument (RM of Rockwood)

Township 14, Range 1, east of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Rockwood, was surveyed in 1872 and was named Brant by early settlers from Ontario. In 1880, the first school was constructed on Fred Hahnel’s farm a mile and a half east of the present village of Argyle. The following years saw the Presbyterian church erected on the Douglas farm as the first house of worship in the district. In 1910, the railway came through Argyle and James D. Douglas established the first general store housing a post office. This monument, erected in commemoration of the early settlers, was erected in 1980.

Argyle Settlers Monument

Argyle Settlers Monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.18212, W97.45231
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brant Consolidated School No. 1703 (Argyle, RM of Rockwood)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 September 2017

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