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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Badger General Store (Badger, RM of Piney)

At one time, the community of Badger in the Rural Municipality of Piney had three stores, post office, dance hall, schoolhouse, section house, and railway station. In 1926, this store, built in 1908 by John Fehr, was bought by Mrs. Jane Dee who operated it until she moved to Winnipeg in 1947. The store was sold to Edna and Wayne Aikenhead, then to the Turanskis in 1950. It is the only original building standing in Badger. It is in use as a private residence at the time of a 2019 site visit.

Badger General Store

Badger General Store (July 2018)
Source: Jean McManus

Badger General Store

Badger General Store (April 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.19021, W95.95793
denoted by symbol on the map above


Pine Valley Echoes: A History of Badger, Menisino and Piney by Piney Area Historical Book Committee, June 1988. [Manitoba Legislative Library]

This page was prepared by Jean McManus, Rose Kuzina, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 May 2019

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