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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Crow Wing Trail Monument (St-Pierre-Jolys)

This monument on the grounds of the St-Pierre-Jolys Museum commemorates the Crow Wing Trail, a segment of which ran nearby, connecting the Red River Settlement (now Winnipeg) to St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1844, additional segments were opened by Peter Garrioch. Referred to locally as “Chemin Saint-Paul” or “La Route de L’Aile de Corbeau”, the Crow Wing Trail played an important role in the development of Saint-Pierre-Jolys and the surrounding district.

Crow Wing Trail Monument

The Crow Wing Trail monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.44240, W96.98667
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Origin of the Trail Plaque (St. Anne’s Road, Winnipeg)

The Old Crow Wing Trail by J. C. Schultz
MHS Transactions, Series 1, Number 45, 1894

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Senkiw School No. 1387 (1906-1967)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 March 2013

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