Alfred Gould’s House - Sourisford - Historic Places Days

Alfred Gould’s House – Sourisford

Coulter, Manitoba
The park of destiny, Coulter, MB, Canada
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This Geocache site is brought to you by the Turtle Mountain Souris Plains Heritage Association. Lat: N 49°08.024′ Long: W 101°00.480′. Note that the map may not be completely accurate. For exact directions to this location, search Google Maps using the coordinates given, or visit and Site description from Canada’s Historic Places website.

Sourisford (Coulter) Park is located at the junction of the Souris River and South Antler Creek, just south of the Boundary Commission Trail and north of Coulter
The organized park space contains recreational and heritage structures, surrounded by a natural landscape of trees, shrubs and prairie grasses.

View the formal memorial archway at the entrance, of reinforced concrete construction, with ‘COULTER PARK’ and ‘1929’ inscribed at the top, additional inscriptions in honour of Francis Coulter and the original members of the Arthur Pioneers Association, etc., plaques commemorating the history of the area, and nearby a portion of a paddlewheel built by H.R.J. Larce for the `Empress of Ireland’, a boat used on the Souris River.

Visit a ca. 1885 log house, recently restored, and a 1 1/2-storey fieldstone house (1902) built by Alfred Gould and retained in situ on open prairie  near the park’s other facilities.

Enjoy amenities for camping and picnics, playgrounds, a performance stage, etc. The site is fully accessible to the public.


  • Family-Friendly
  • Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms


The park of destiny, Coulter, MB, Canada
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