In this small plot, surrounded by a copse of trees, are the graves of several children who died while attending the Elkhorn Indian Residential School, which operated at Elkhorn between 1888 and 1949. Crosses were raised by former staff and students during a reunion held in July 1990. A plaque was placed in memory of Percy Umpherville.
Elkhorn Indian Residential School Cemetery (July 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Site Location (lat/long): N49.97596, W101.26212
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elkhorn Indian Residential School (Elkhorn)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brandon Indian Residential School Cemetery (RM of Cornwallis)
We thank Kevin Tutthill for assistance in locating this site.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 2 July 2017
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