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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chain Lakes Cemetery (Municipality of Grassland)

This small cemetery atop a small hill along highway 21 in the Municipality of Grassland was also the site of a Quaker church. Built in 1899, services were held in it until 1949 when it was moved to the village of Dand where it became Dand United Church. A commemorative cairn was erected at this site in 1967.

Chain Lakes Cemetery

Chain Lakes Cemetery (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Quaker Church Monument

Quaker church monument in the Chain Lakes Cemetery (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.36884, W100.51038
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dand United Church (Dand, Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Sources:

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 November 2015

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