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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Eriksdale Creamery Museum (Eriksdale, Municipality of West Interlake)

The former Eriksdale Creamery was constructed around 1912, in Eriksdale in the Municipality of West Interlake, by the Brandon Creamery and Supply Company. The building was of standard wood-frame construction and, like many early creameries, it was expanded several times as increased production required. The core of the operation was the main room where the weighing, grading and churning of the cream took place. In recent years, the operation became largely a butter-finishing, then a butter-cutting business. The Eriksdale Creamery ceased operation permanently in 1990.

In 1995, a volunteer museum group was established to acquire and restore the facility to preserve and commemorate this once significant aspect of rural life in Manitoba. The building is a municipally designated historic site. The museum also includes a former Anglican church building.

Eriksdale Creamery Museum

Eriksdale Creamery Museum (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.86203, W98.10495
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. John’s Anglican Church / Eriksdale Museum (Eriksdale, Municipality of West Interlake)

Sources:

Eriksdale Creamery, Creamery Road, Eriksdale, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 November 2019

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