Historic Sites of Manitoba: Russell Trail Monument (RM of Riding Mountain West)

This monument in the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West was erected in 1970 to commemorate pioneers who, as of 1892, travelled along the Russell Trail in this vicinity and opened this area to agricultural development. It is at the former site of a half-way house built in 1893, and owned and operated by Joseph Shepherd, as a stopping place for travellers between Grandview and Russell.

Russell Trail commemorative monument

Russell Trail commemorative monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.99709, W100.98435
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Russell Trail (RM of Riding Mountain West)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 February 2021

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