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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arnheidarstadir / Bjarnason Homestead Monument (Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

This monument in the Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton commemorates the site of Arnheidarstadir (“Eagle Heath Stead”), the homestead of Icelandic settler Johann Magnus Bjarnason, the foundations of which are still visible nearby. On the back of the monument is a map showing the locations of other homesteads in the Geysir district. It is a municipally-designated heritage site (1989).

Arnheidarstadir / Bjarnason Homestead Monument

Arnheidarstadir / Bjarnason Homestead Monument (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.90542, W97.12005
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

Johann Magnus Bjarnason Monument, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 January 2022

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