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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pembina Threshermen’s Museum (RM of Stanley)

Established in 1968, in the Rural Municipality of Stanley midway between Morden and Winkler, the museum arose from an old-time threshing bee held two years earlier on the farm of local resident, William V. Elias. Its mandate was to preserve the agricultural and Mennonite heritage of the Pembina Valley region. Situated on 12 acres of land, the museum comprises several heritage buildings, including Morden’s Canadian Pacific Railway Station, Haskett’s grain elevator (moved to the museum in February 2015), Braun House, Reimer Log House (formerly at Hochfeld, moved to the museum in 1980), Pomeroy School No. 58 (Newton School No. 58), Roseisle United Church, and others. The museum is open from May to September, seven days a week.

Pembina Threshermen's Museum

Buildings at the Pembina Threshermen’s Museum (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Pomeroy School

The former Pomeroy School (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Roseisle United Church

The former Roseisle United Church (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Canadian Pacific Railway Station

The former Canadian Pacific Railway Station at Morden (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Pembina Threshermen's Museum

Reimer Log House (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Former Haskett grain elevator at the Elias seed farm

Former Haskett grain elevator at the Elias seed farm (about N49.04457, W97.99876), moved to the museum in February 2015 (July 2014)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Location (lat/long): N49.19147, W98.01512
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Agricultural Museum (RM of North Norfolk)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pomeroy School No. 58 (RM of Dufferin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Roseisle Presbyterian Church / Roseisle United Church (Roseisle, RM of Dufferin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Pacific Railway Station (North Railway Street, Morden)

Sources:

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

Pomeroy School, NW 1-3-5 WPM, Morden area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

Reimer Mennonite Log House, NW 1-3-5 WPM, Morden area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

Roseisle United Church, NW 1-3-5 WPM, Morden area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

Morden Canadian Pacific Railway Station, NW 1-3-5 WPM, Morden area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

Grain elevator moves down Manitoba back roads to museum,” Global News, 19 February 2015.

Historic elevator gets permanent new home,” Morden Times, 12 September 2015.

Pembina Threshermen’s Museum

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 October 2015

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