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Historic Sites of Manitoba: English Museum (Municipality of Riverdale)

This private museum, operated from a farm in the Municipality of Riverdale by Claire and Beth English, is open by appointment by calling 204-328-7176. It has the St. Matthews Anglican Church and a few other small buildings, houses from the nearby village of Bradwardine, various pioneer artifacts, local historical photos, and agricultural equipment displayed on the grounds.

Entry to the English Museum

Entry to the English Museum (no date)
Source: Ken Storie

The former St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church

St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church (1905)
Source: Audrey & Duncan Waddell

The former St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church

The former St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church (no date)
Source: Ken Storie

The former St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church

The former St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church (August 2021)
Source: George Penner

Interior of the former St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church

Interior of the former St. Matthews Ancrum Anglican Church (August 2021)
Source: George Penner

Agricultural equipment at the English Museum

Agricultural equipment at the English Museum (no date)
Source: Ken Storie

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.01470, W100.46922
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Matthews Ancrum Cemetery (Municipality of Riverdale)

Sources:

We thank Audrey & Duncan Waddell and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Ken Storie and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 December 2021

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