Historic Sites of Manitoba: Terence Monument (Terence, RM of Whitehead)

Named by a railway worker for Irish activist Terence McSwiney (1879-1920), the community of Terence was established in 1906 as a stop on the Cromer Subdivision of the Canadian National Railway near this site in the Rural Municipality of Whitehead. Terence consisted of a station and section house (1908-1955), store with post office (1910-1957), grain elevator (1917-1954), church (1919-1953), blacksmith shop (1932-1942), and beef ring (to 1940). Its last vestiges were gone by 1957. A commemorative monument was erected to mark the location.

Terence commemorative monument

Terence commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.74670, W100.34876
denoted by symbol on the map above


Geographical Names of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Conservation, c2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 March 2024

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