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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carberry Plains Museum (520 Fourth Avenue, Carberry)

This museum in Carberry occupies a former sash and door factory owned and operated by James White. In 1939, White sold the building to J. H. Toby and W. B. McKay who operated a machine shop in it. It became a community museum in 1976 when local citizens, assisted by the Rural Municipality of North Cypress, took over the building.

Carberry Plains Museum

Carberry Plains Museum (July 2003)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Carberry Plains Museum

Carberry Plains Museum (April 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Carberry Plains Museum

Carberry Plains Museum (September 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.8662, W99.36167
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: White House (510 Fourth Avenue, Carberry)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carberry Plains Archives (115 Main Street, Carberry)

Historical Tour - Carberry, Manitoba by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 14, Autumn 1987

Carberry Plains Museum

Sources:

“Historic building saved, shop becomes museum” by Penny Ham, Brandon Sun, 1 March 1977, page 8.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 February 2021

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