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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Medora Old Cemetery / Cosgrove Cemetery (Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

The first burial in this cemetery in the Municipality of Brenda-Waskada occurred in 1886. It was later succeeded by a cemetery nearer to the community of Medora. The ungraveled roads to the cemetery may only be passable during dry weather.

Medora Old Cemetery

Medora Old Cemetery (September 2016)
Source: Danielle Schroeder

Medora Old Cemetery

Medora Old Cemetery (September 2016)
Source: Danielle Schroeder

Medora Old Cemetery

Medora Old Cemetery (September 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.20786, W100.78227
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Medora New Cemetery / Roselawn Cemetery (Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

Sources:

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.

We thank Tim Worth, Danielle Schroeder, and George Penner for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 September 2021

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