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This page is dedicated to personal & re-searched historical stories of the area.

 

Ghost Creeks:  Winnipeg buried many waterways that could have changed city's shape.  Research by Darren Bernhardt online editor/reporter for CBC, who interviewed our President/Historian Archivist Jim Smith that also provided a history of our own 'ghost creeks' from our area.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/creeks-streams-winnipeg-history-1.4641823

The following 2 links are stories written by Shirley Kowalchuk.  Her interest of millstones was 'tweaked' after interviewing Jim Smith on the missing 'Millstone' & that mystery from our area.

Part 1 -  A trip to Grant's Old Mill built by Cuthbert Grant at Sturgeon Creek, Winnipeg

 http://www.communitynewscommons.org/culture/arts-entertainment/home-life-challenging-for-early-settlers/

Part 2 - 1926 Matheson Mill's mystery of the missing millstones in North Kildonan, Winnipeg

 http://www.communitynewscommons.org/our-city/politics/solving-the-missing-millstones-mystery/