Close your eyes and hear the thunder of the buffalo hooves across this vast prairie; the pounding hooves of a fleeing white horse carrying young lovers from a midnight rendezvous; the creaking of the giant wheels of the Red River ox carts as families move west seeking new beginnings. These are a few of the "Echoes and Legends" of Manitoba's Central Plains. Built on a wealth of history, the Central Plains region is rich in diversity. Build your own "Echoes and Legends" as you visit our communities.
The Old Bell of Saint-Claude (1921) was taken from the town’s second church, and is featured on the existing church grounds.
The original Gaol (or prison) was built in 1913, and was restored in 2006. The Gaol houses two cells, one complete with prisoner’s bunk and “biffy”. Displays explain the history of the gaol and indicate some of the incidents that happened and characters who ’inhabited’ the building. The building also houses...