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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Betel Cemetery (Silver Bay, Municipality of West Interlake)

This cemetery is situated at W32-25-8W near the community of Silver Bay in the Municipality of West Interlake. The land was donated to the local Betel congregation by Bjorn Thorlaksson Jonasson. In 1932, the congregation bought a small church and relocated it next to the cemetery.

Site Location (lat/long): N51.20214, W98.56448
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Taming a Wilderness - A History of Ashern and District by the Ashern Historical Society, 1976.

Township and parish plans and plats, GR 2404, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 March 2017

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