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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Father Darveau Monument (Camperville, RM of Mountain)

A stone cairn near Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church in Camperville, in the Rural Municipality of Mountain, commemorates Roman Catholic priest Jean-Édouard Darveau who is alleged to have been murdered 22 miles north of here, in 1844.

Father Darveau commemorative monument

Father Darveau commemorative monument (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N52.00310, W100.15157
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Jean-Édouard Darveau (1816-1844)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery (Camperville, RM of Mountain)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 April 2019

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