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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Philip’s Magical Paradise (Giroux, RM of Ste. Anne)

This museum in the village of Giroux, in the Rural Municipality of Ste. Anne, specializes in the history of magic. A fieldstone cairn beside the museum building (the former Giroux United Church, which operated from 1904 to 1987) commemorates its namesake, Philip Jason Hornan, a 15-year-old magician and escape artist who died of cancer on 27 September 1986. The museum was established by his family.

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Philip’s Magical Paradise (March 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

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Commemorative cairn at Philip’s Magical Paradise (March 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.57371, W96.57076
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 August 2012

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