Heritage


Manitoba Historical Society
Manitoba has an amazing heritage of clay mining and brick making in dozens of small towns. This information will be gathered on the MHS website.


$5,000
 
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Lt. Col. William Barker, Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and bar, Military Cross and 2 bars, Mentioned in Dispatches (3), Croix de guerre (France) and Silver Medal of Military Valour (2, Italy).

Post Road Heritage Group, Emerson

Knox Presbyterian Church, Selkirk

Knox Presbyterian Church, Selkirk

Neubergthal Heritage Foundation


City of Dauphin
A series of historical statues will tell Dauphin’s story.  One of them will depict William Barker, VC, Canada’s most decorated veteran.   He was born in Dauphin and raised nearby.
  

$15,000
 

Post Road Heritage Group, Emerson
This small, dedicated group is preserving and interpreting Fort Dufferin which is arguably the most significant heritage site in western Canada.
  

$7,500
 

Knox Presbyterian Church, Selkirk
This heritage church is 140 years old, and was designed by Samuel Hooper.  It boasts amazing stained glass windows that are being restored.
  

$10,000
 

Charleswood Historical Society, Winnipeg
This grant will help with the ongoing restoration of the historic Caron House.
   

$2,500
 

Neubergthal Heritage Foundation
The Village of Neubergthal in southern Manitoba is a National Historic Site celebrating Mennonite housebarn architecture.  Restoration and adaptive re-use of the Eddie Schmidt Housebarn will be advanced with this grant. It is payable over 2 years.
    

$100,000
 

St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Churchill
This historic church, formerly located at York Factory, houses the remarkable Lady Jane Franklin window. New siding has been acquired.
    

$10,000
 

New Iceland Heritage Museum, Gimli
The Museum has developed an exhibit and documentary describing how John and Betsey Ramsay, a Cree couple, essentially ensured the survival of the first Icelandic immigrants in the 1870s.
    

$10,000