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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lennard Monument (Lennard, RM of Shellmouth-Boulton)

The community of Lennard was established at this site, now in the Rural Municipality of Shellmouth-Boulton, in 1900 by Romanian and Ukrainian immigrants from Bucovina, formerly a Romanian province in the Austro-Hungarian empire. In 1912, a post office opened here was named Lennard in commemoration of pioneer William J. Barrett-Lennard, Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Boulton from 1890 to 1892. At its peak, the village consisted of three stores, blacksmith shop, two schools, two halls, pool room, manse, two churches, and five residences. Most are now gone. A monument was erected at this site in 2008, on land donated by Grant and Alicia Flundra.

Lennard Monument

Lennard Monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.99265, W101.25846
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William James Barrett-Lennard (1857-1940)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 May 2015

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