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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arnheidarstadir / Bjarnason Homestead Monument (RM of Bifrost)

This monument in the Rural Municipality of Bifrost 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.

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

Site Location (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: 2 September 2012

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