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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shorey Quarry (Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

This site in the Rural Municipality of Morton, known as the Musgrove Ravine, was the location of the Shorey Quarry, from which stone for some of the early buildings in Boissevain was mined, including the St. Matthew’s Anglican Church.

Site of the former Shorey quarry

Site of the former Shorey quarry (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.20027, W100.07613
denoted by symbol on the map above


Beckoning Hills by Boissevain Special Committee on the 75th Jubilee, 1956. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.T87Bec]

We thank Leona Devuyst, Tari Wilson, and Richard Dyck for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 February 2018

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