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Timeline... 1890 - 1899


The World

World’s Columbia Exposition (World Fair) opens in Chicago in 1893 – to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the new world (1492). Featured prominently are exhibits highlighting the possibilities of electricity.

Canada

1891: The end of the John A. McDonald era.

1896: Gold discovered in the Klondike.



Manitoba

Manitoba School’s Question divides the nation as governments decide on the future of French Language instruction in schools.
The Manitoba Government authorizes the formation of local Farmer’s Institutes and provides some grants. The goal is to improve farming practices.

The Farmer’s Institute Act - 1890 – offers support to local farm groups.


Rivers and the R.M. of Daly

1892

Lothair School built in 1892 on NE 26-12-22
Bridge coucted over the Assiniboine north of Alexander.

1893

Forrester’s Lodge Hall built at Ancrum

1894

First Kirkham’s Bridge built

1897

Washed out Kirkham’s Bridge rebuilt mile downstream at current site – last wooden bridge to be built in Mb.

1898

Pendennis  School was built on 7-21-20 in 1898
John Howie of Bradwardine leads a cattle drive to the Yukon gold fields. (See Bradwardine History)