Boundary Commission Trail

(Pre 1600 - 1885) The Boundary Commission Trail was the first “highway” to the west, carrying First Nations to and fro, Métis on buffalo hunts and finally Europeans looking for rich farmland.

Stories

(1880 – 1893) During its thirteen years of operation, the Old Deloraine Land Titles Office settled 1,200,000 acres of prairie land.

(1882 - 1886) Old Deloraine was established just north of the Land Titles Office, but moved when the railway came through the area.

(1877—1886) The first town in the southwest. Bernard B. LaRiviere established a home and store which serviced the first settlers coming west along the Boundary Commission Trail.

It was well known to travellers of the prairies where the best place to cross the Souris River was: Sourisford.

(1880 - 1882) The Boiler Trail provided a detour around the muddiest section of the Boundary Commission Trail.

(Pre 1600 - 1882) The Boundary Commission Trail was the first "highway" to the west, carrying First Nations to and fro, Metis on bison hunts and Europeans looking for rich farmland.