Abandoned Manitoba-Gordon Goldsborough
2 December 2016 at 7:00 pm
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 266 McDermot Avenue
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Join us for a presentation by Dr. Gordon Goldsborough, author of the recently published "Abandoned Manitoba". This presentation will describe an ongoing project of the Manitoba Historical Society to map and present noteworthy historic sites around the province. Buildings, cemeteries, monuments, and other sites are visited, a precise location is measured using GPS, and photographs are taken, including aerial views by drone.
Copies of the new book will be available for sale and signing.
A native Manitoban, Gordon Goldsborough is an active member of the
Manitoba Historical Society, being a Past-President, Webmaster, and an
Editor of Manitoba History magazine. Co-author of the recent book
"Delta: A Prairie Marsh and Its People" and author of the newly
published "Abandoned Manitoba" (Great Plains Publications), his
interests are diverse, including the history of local government, river
dredging, early automobiling, landscape and environmental change. He has
been mapping historic sites for the past six years.
Offered as part of First Friday in the Exchange District.