Historic Sites of Manitoba: McTavish Presbyterian Cemetery / Fairmount United Cemetery / Fairmount Cemetery (Municipality of Harrison Park)

This cemetery is situated in the Municipality of Harrison Park. A monument inside it commemorates the churches that operated on a small lot immediately south of the cemetery: McTavish Presbyterian Church (1882-1897), Fairmount Presbyterian Church (1897-1925), and Fairmount United Church (1925-1961). The church closed in 1961 and the building was demolished in 1968. Church records are held at the United Church of Canada Archives.

Fairmount Cemetery

Fairmount Cemetery (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Commemorative monument for Fairmount United Church

Commemorative monument for Fairmount United Church (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.32966, W99.97704
denoted by symbol on the map above


A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 June 2023

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