This page is dedicated to personal and researched historical stories of the area.

'A piece of Our Past is up for Sale' - The Herald March 31, 2021 - Shirley Kowalchuk

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/A-piece-of-our-past-is-up-for-sale-574066661.html

 

'Early Elmwood History Part 2' - The Herald March 27, 2021

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/Early-Elmwood-history-part-2-574066701.html

 

'The early settlement of Elmwood'  - The Herald March 8, 2021

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/The-early-settlement-of-Elmwood--573927051.html

 

'Interested in the History of Our Area?' - The Herald February 5, 2021

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/Interested-in-the-history-of-our-area-573729001.html  

'The Oldest Hotel in Northeast Winnipeg' - The Herald December 30, 2020

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/The-oldest-hotel-in-northeast-Winnipeg--573505591.html?fbclid=IwAR1Tr5o0vzF6Xm9yXLp0TqMNjXTcN98Fr--gtG3KnUYVra3TCu3f6weaWFU

'E.K. Was Once Home to an Oil Refinery'' - The Herald December 4, 2020

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/EK-was-once-home-to-an-oil-refinery-573290901.html?fbclid=IwAR1pJOH7iYlsJ9prHtil2yU6Z1vLJtPJMOrRIfb1KEtQU24lRdConr3Dwi8

 

"Historical Society Wants Your Old Photos' - The Herald November 6, 2020

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/Historical-society-wants-your-old-photos-572994821.html?fbclid=IwAR0b67QgE5ca1OibXSevNABf4g3_p3BX3gDtDelJk8yCSp_3OScAe-lXQCI 

'The Origins of High School in East Kildonan' - The Herald October 9, 2020

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/The-origins-of-high-school-in-East-Kildonan-572687671.html?fbclid=IwAR2Glu2yPU3cIREqJ9zwRz-KHXV6khfW5ODNVFpVbFt4BE2qVBqLDbHQ_xo

The wonderful new documentary on 'ghost signs' in the Winnipeg Exchange & surrounding area called "Writing on the Wall"

https://youtu.be/27MEdg7vbcg 

Historical Society Brings Past to Life:  In this part of Winnipeg, we have a history worth learning and, fortunately, we also have the North East Historical Society.
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/correspondent/Local-historical-society-brings-past-to-life-567662721.html

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/

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