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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Miniota Municipal Museum (Miniota, Municipality of Prairie View)

In October 1976, when a new municipal office was constructed in the village of Miniota, in what is now the Municipality of Prairie View, the two-storey former office was converted into a community museum. Its collections include archeological and paleontological specimens and a four-room pioneer home. The museum moved into a new facility in 2003 and a brick cairn nearby, erected on 1 July 2004, commemorates past, present, and future Reeves and Councillors of the Municipality.

Miniota Museum

Miniota Museum (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.14380, W101.03409
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Local Indian artifacts are prime drawing card at Miniota museum,” Brandon Sun, 10 November 1976, page 13.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 June 2017

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