Mennonite Heritage Village is a museum in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada. It is a major tourist attraction in the area, as thousands of visitors visit it each year. It has an indoor facility documenting the history of Russian Mennonites and an outdoor village, which is most famous for its windmill. The museum is the home of two monuments originally erected in Russia to commemorate the centennial of Chortitza and honor the two Mennonite leaders, Jacob Hoeppner and Johann Bartsch.

Mennonite Heritage Village is a museum in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada.

1923–1930. Some 20,000 Mennonite refugees entered Canada during the 1920s after the Canadian government supported the efforts of the Mennonite community to help people escape famine and the effects of the Bolshevik Revolution.

Some Mennonite refugees entered Canada during the after the Canadian government supported the efforts of the Mennonite community to help people escape famine and the effects of the Bolshevik Revolution.

FOR EVERYTHING A SEASON: Why do so many Mennonites come from Russia?

Mennonite colonies in Russia- my ancestors on my dad's side were Germans who had been living in Crimea since Catherine the Great's reign.

Arrival of first group of Russian Mennonite Immigrants in Rosthern, SK.-July 23, 1923 - Mennonite Archival Image Database

Arrival of first group of Russian Mennonite Immigrants in Rosthern, SK.

Broadway Looking West from Main Street 1916. The Fort Garry Hotel was built by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroads in 1913. Charles Melville Hays, the president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroads, didn’t get to see the finished product because he died when the Titanic sunk in 1912. The Fort Garry is thought of as one of the most haunted hotels in the country — legend has it that a woman hanged herself in room 202.

16 historic aerial photos of Winnipeg dating from 1882 to 1950

Broadway Looking West from Main Street 1916. The Fort Garry Hotel was built by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroads in 1913. Charles Melville Hays, the president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroads, didn’t get to see the finished product because he died when the Titanic sunk in 1912. The Fort Garry is thought of as one of the most haunted hotels in the country — legend has it that a woman hanged herself in room 202.

Manitoba History: Mennonites arriving in Manitoba in 1873. History Historic Historical Photos Photographs Pics Pictures Vintage Old West Canadian Settlement Prairies

Manitoba History: Mennonites arriving in Manitoba in History Historic Historical Photos Photographs Pics Pictures Vintage Old West Canadian Settlement Prairies

Mennonite Village of Reinfeld, Manitoba in 1898. History: Royden K. Loewen, Family, Church and Market: A Mennonite Community in the Old and New Worlds, 1850-1930

Mennonite Village of Reinfeld, Manitoba in History: Royden K. Loewen, Family, Church and Market: A Mennonite Community in the Old and New Worlds,

Mennonite Low German Dictionary / Mennonitisch-Plattdeitsch Wörterbuch Jack Thiessen Max Kade Institute The Mennonite Low German Dictionary is the most extensive reference work to date on the vital language of thousands of Mennonites in places as far flung as Russia, Canada, and Latin America. It provides a concise history and grammar of the language and more than twenty-five thousand entries—from Äajdatjs (lizard) to Resse’rieta (prankster) to Zyreen (siren)—taken from everyday speech…

Mennonite Low German Dictionary / Mennonitisch-Plattdeitsch Wörterbuch Jack Thiessen Max Kade Institute The Mennonite Low German Dictionary is the most extensive reference work to date on the vital language of thousands of Mennonites in places as far flung as Russia, Canada, and Latin America. It provides a concise history and grammar of the language and more than twenty-five thousand entries—from Äajdatjs (lizard) to Resse’rieta (prankster) to Zyreen (siren)—taken from everyday speech…

Hard Passage: A Mennonite Family's Long Journey from Russia to Canada by Arthur Kroeger, http://www.amazon.ca/dp/0888644736/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_32LBtb1N13VNB

Hard Passage: A Mennonite Family's Long Journey from Russia to Canada by Arthur Kroeger, http://www.amazon.ca/dp/0888644736/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_32LBtb1N13VNB

Mennonite immigrants from the Soviet Union approaching Erb Street Mennonite Church, July, 1924. (Canada). Mennonite communities left the USSR in large numbers as a result of the hostility against them; 13000 fled in 1928

Mennonite immigrants from the Soviet Union approaching Erb Street Mennonite Church, July, (Canada). Mennonite communities left the USSR in large numbers as a result of the hostility against them; 13000 fled in 1928

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Interesting article on Mennonite arrival and settlement in Manitoba in 1870's. A Mennonite village pictured.

Interesting article on Mennonite arrival and settlement in Manitoba in A Mennonite village pictured.

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