There are many organizations and government agencies that deal with Heritage in Winnipeg and Manitoba. Below are links to exisiting web sites and links to unique information found only on SRN.
Canadian Heritage Information Networkis the electronic gateway to the museum community in Canada and beyond. This page offers a quick overview of what CHIN has to offer. Has listing of museums in Winnipeg and all Manitoban museums
Charleswood Historical SocietyThe Charleswood Historical Society (C.H.S.) was formed in 1974 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Winnipeg.
Fort Garry Historical Society
The Fort Garry Historical Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1971 to foster the preservation and, interpret and protect, the heritage of St. Norbert and Fort Garry.
Genealogy and Family History at the National Library of Canadahas a wealth of published materials of interest to genealogists
researching their Canadian ancestors. Our collections include published histories of Canadian
families and communities, transcriptions and indexes of parish registers, cemetery records,
Canadian newspapers and directories, journals of Canadian genealogical and historical societies,
genealogical reference tools, government publications including genealogical data, and much more.
Genealogy Home PageWonderful site with links to resources, lists, search tools and guides for the genealogist.
City of Winnipeg Heritage Conservation. Historical development patterns have left Winnipeg with an extensive stock of older commercial, industrial, residential, and institutional structures - most, but not all, of which are located in the central core. Information on: policies and procedures, heritage buildings, incentive programs, background and publication, heritage links, heritage building search.
Heritage Winnipeg was established in 1978 as a cooperative effort between the City of Winnipeg, the Province of Manitoba and Heritage Canada to promote the establishment of a heritage conservation area in the city of Winnipeg. It is an independent organization which operates under the direction of a Board of Directors representing the general public, the city of Winnipeg, Heritage Canada, the Manitoba Historical Society and the Federal Department of Canadian Heritage. Wonderful information on buildings, newsletter, editorials, houses and more. A new feature is their Virtual tour with 3,000 photos
Historic Resources BranchThe Historic Resources Branch of Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism supports communities and individuals in their efforts to identify, protect and celebrate their heritage.
Info on: Heritage Resources Act, Provincial Heritage Sites,
Municipal Heritage Sites, and Info Bulletins.
Manitoba Genealogical SocietyThe Manitoba Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1976 and incorporated
in 1982. The Society promotes and encourages an interest in genealogy and family history in
Manitoba Genealogy and History LinksThe Manitoba section of the Canadian Genealogy and History Links. An excellent resource for the Manitoban and Canadian heritage buff.
Manitoba GenWeb ProjectPart of the Canada GenWeb project which is based on the USGenWeb Project, the purpose of which is to create a global library for genealogy research on the Web. Canada researchers are very fortunate in that there is already an enormous amount of Canadian information available on the Internet.
Manitoba Heritage Network
The Manitoba Heritage Network has been established as a project of the Manitoba Archaeological Society to provide Internet based information and services related to Manitoba's rich cultural heritage.
Manitoba Historical SocietyOn June 25, 1879, by an act of the Manitoba Legislature, the Manitoba Historical Society, or the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba as it was then known, was incorporated. Today, our focus is less on the world of science and natural history, and more on education, information-gathering, and preservation. Thanks to the efforts of our early members, the collection of specimens, artifacts and books can be left to other institutions.
Manitoba Culture, Heritage, Tourism and SportManitobans discover and celebrate their identity in countless ways. Our history is alive around us. We treasure a rich cultural heritage that connects us to the world and unites our communities. Government programs help communities to identify, preserve and communicate their unique cultural heritage.
The Association of Manitoba MuseumsThe Association of Manitoba Museums will strive to become the primary museum related service organization in Manitoba providing innovative training, advocacy, resources and responsive leadership to a diverse and growing membership. It will promote Manitoba museums in the wider community from a secure financial base.
Metis Resource CentreExcellent site complete with: History, Biographies, Fast Facts, Quotes, Metis Genealogy Service, Rubaboo, Historical Maps, Michif Language Project, M.R.C. Info Page and a
National Historic Sites of Manitoba
National Parks are a country-wide system of representative natural areas of Canadian significance. National Parks have existed in Canada for well over a century. The "Go" button takes you to the Manitoba section.
Provincial Archives of ManitobaManitoba's rich documentary past is accessible to you at the Provincial Archives of Manitoba, which also houses the world-renowned archives of the Hudson's Bay Company. You will discover a treasure of written, visual and aural information about Manitobans and their history.
St. Vital MuseumOperated by the St. Vital Historical Society Inc., a non-profit organization that serves to preserve and promote the history of the “City of St. Vital”.
University of Manitoba ArchivesMission has been to acquire, catalogue and preserve university records and special research collections which further the educational aims of the University of Manitoba, and to promote and provide wide access to them. Its wide-ranging collection mandate includes the aquisition of the records of the University of Manitoba, Canadian Prairie Literary Manuscripts, the Archives of the Agricultural Experience, and rare books in the areas of western Canadiana, early Arctic exploration, early Native language syllabics, spiritualism, church history and philosophy, and agriculture. Of special interest is the Winnipeg Tribune Archives.
Winnipeg Then & Now, and The John Steel CollectionAmazing pictures of Historic Winnipeg by Christine Warren. Excellent collection! The John Steel Collection can be found here another excellent collection included in Christine's collection.