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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old Wakopa Cemetery / Henderson Family Cemetery (Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

This peaceful treed site in the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton has two cemeteries side by side. On one side of a small fence is the cemetery for members of the Henderson family, who homesteaded at SE24-1-19W. Next to it is the cemetery for Old Wakopa, a former community that was once located near here. A commemorative plaque was erected here in July 1997. The site is situated on private property and permission is required prior to visiting.

Old Wakopa Cemetery / Henderson Family Cemetery

Old Wakopa Cemetery / Henderson Family Cemetery (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.04684, W99.88686
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wakopa Monument (Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)


We thank Clara Klassen and Teyana Neufeld for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 June 2016

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