Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lavinia Monument (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)

The community of Lavinia was established in 1904 as a station point on the CNR Rapid City Subdivision, in what is now the Municipality of Hamiota. Named for Lavinia Hoy, wife of a member of the municipal council, Lavinia had a post office and a church, the former of which closed in 1965. A fieldstone monument at the site commemorates the church and pioneers of the district.

Lavinia commemorative monument

Lavinia commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.27374, W100.66929
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Western Canada Grain Elevator / Manitoba Pool Grain Elevator (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: United Grain Growers Grain Elevator (Lavinia, Municipality of Hamiota)


Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 January 2021

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