The community of Lavinia was established in 1904 as a station point on the CNR Rapid City Subdivision, in what is now the Municipality of Hamiota. Named for Lavinia Hoy, wife of a member of the municipal council, Lavinia had a post office and a church, the former of which closed in 1965. A fieldstone monument at the site commemorates the church and pioneers of the district.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Western Canada Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 30 January 2021
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