Via Rail Winnipeg train station and nearby places
VIA Rail’s Winnipeg Union Station is located midway on its cross-Canada train journey, the Canadian (Toronto to Vancouver). Spend some time in this beautiful Beaux-Arts-style train station, which shares the same original architectural design firm as New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, and while you’re in the ‘Gateway to the West’, explore some of the other fascinating historic sites Winnipeg has to offer below.
The Winnipeg Station was originally constructed in 1911 with a major renovation completed in the 1990s in order to comply with Labour Canada requirements.
An ornate Victorian mansion nestled in the heart of Winnipeg
The Children’s Museum exists to spark kids’ creative learning.
In the heart of Winnipeg across from the Historic Forks and the Canadian Museum for Human ...
Proud Métis and French Canadian Historical Museum
The first post office in Western Canada and home of the Ross family.
Explore the life of Louis Riel and his struggle to protect the Métis.
Former Bank of Toronto & Transcona Municipal Offices. City of Winnipeg Heritage Site.
Explore the 1856 Red River Frame House, 1911 Municipal Hall, and 1890s Interpretive Centre
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Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories
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geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
Cardigan, Prince Edward Island to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 4 places
The surprising Black history of Prince Edward Island.
50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick 10 places
In 1990, the Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act came into effect after years of lobbying with the help of the National Trust for Canada. The act has granted over 150 railway stations federal legal protection across the country including the Duncan train station in Duncan, BC and the McAdam Railway Station in McAdam, New Brunswick.
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The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration