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Historical Markers in Gimli, Manitoba

 
New Iceland Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dawn Bowen, June 20, 2008
New Iceland Marker
1 Manitoba, Gimli — New Iceland
New Iceland represents a distinctive episode in the early settlement of the Canadian West. In 1875 and 1876, more than a thousand Icelandic immigrants settled a large tract of land reserved for them by the federal government along the western shore . . . Map (db m8453) HM
2 Manitoba, St. Andrews Municipality, Gimli — St. Andrews Caméré Curtain Dam
This is the only Caméré curtain bridge-dam built in North America, and by far the largest ever constructed. H.E .Vautelet, the Canadian engineer responsible for its design, adapted a French technological advancement to deal with the . . . Map (db m9205) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Apr. 17, 2024