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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Warkentin Blacksmith Shop (RM of St. Francois Xavier)

This shop in the Rural Municipality of St. Francois Xavier was constructed in 1931 by local blacksmith Henry Warkentin. It is a municipally designated historic site as of 1994.

Warkentin Blacksmith Shop

Warkentin Blacksmith Shop (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Warkentin Blacksmith Shop

Warkentin Blacksmith Shop (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.96346, W97.62904
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Warkentin Blacksmith Shop, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Shirley Christianson and George Penner for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2022

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