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Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Manitoba __ A compilation of resources and links related to the history of Manitoba. - From Jessica Veinot - 

History of Manitoba __ "Manitoba is one of Canada's 10 provinces. It was officially recognized by the Federal Government in 1870 as separate from the Northwest Territories, and became the first province created from the Territories." An encyclopedic article about the history of Manitoba. - From wikipedia -

History of Manitoba __ Article, annotated timeline and links to related topics. - From -


Lord Selkirk Settlers __ "Selkirk's Settlers, however, were quite distinct from all these. They were people he helped to come to Red River. They came as farmers and took no part in the fur trade."  An overview. - From -

Lower Fort Garry __ "Step back in time to the 19th century fur trade at the oldest stone fur trading post still intact in North America." Click on "Learn More" for detailed information. - illustrated - From Parks Canada -
Manitoba Act, 1870 __ This is the text of the document which created the Province of Manitoba. - From William F. Maton -


Manitoba Historical Society __ "Founded in June 1879 by an Act of the Manitoba Legislature, the Manitoba Historical Society (MHS) is the oldest organization in western Canada devoted to the promotion of public interest in, and preservation of, the region’s historical resources." Learn about the organization, goals, accomplishments and activities. - illustrated - From -

Manitoba History __ A brief, general overview of the history of Manitoba. - From -

Manitoba: History and People __ A history of early Manitoba. - From -

Province of Manitoba | Archives of Manitoba __ An excellent source of written, visual and aural information about the history of Manitoba - illustrated - From Government of Manitoba -

Quick Fact - Manitoba History __ Timeline of Manitoba development. "10-13000 BC - First evidence of nomadic hunters entering Manitoba from the south-west. Developing grasslands in south provided abundant hunting territory." - From -



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