Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shantz Monument (Schanzenfeld, RM of Stanley)

A monument in the village of Schanzenfeld, in the Rural Municipality of Stanley, commemorates Jacob Yost Shantz who was involved with the settling of the Mennonite East Reserve and Mennonite West Reserve in Manitoba. This village as well as the former village of Schanzenberg near Niverville were named for him.

Shantz Monument

Shantz Monument (October 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.13328, W97.93365
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Jacob Yost Shantz (1822-1909)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shantz Immigration Sheds Monument (RM of Hanover)


This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 21 May 2023

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