Historic Sites of Manitoba: Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery (River Hills, RM of Whitemouth)

A Seventh Day Adventist church in the community of River Hills, in the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth, was built in November 1931. The first burial in the small cemetery behind the church took place four years later. Once active, the church was closed at the time of a 2013 site visit.

The structure was demolished in 2016.

Seventh Day Adventist Church

Seventh Day Adventist Church (January 1989)
Source: George Penner

The former Seventh Day Adventist Church building

The former Seventh Day Adventist Church building (October 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Seventh Day Adventist Church building

The former Seventh Day Adventist Church building (June 2016)
Source: Holly Thorne

The Seventh Day Adventist Church cemetery

The Seventh Day Adventist Church cemetery (June 2016)
Source: Holly Thorne

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.07693, W96.02250
denoted by symbol on the map above


A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

Trails to Rails to Highways edited by Bob Porth and Craig MacKenzie, Whitemouth Municipal Museum Society, 1979.

Seventh-Day Adventist Cemetery - River Hills MB, Waymarking.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Robert Porth, George Penner, Holly Thorne, and Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 7 May 2020

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