A Trip to Manitoba

A Trip to Manitoba

About this book

Mary Agnes FitzGibbon (1851-1915) was the founder of the Canadian Women's Historical Society and an author. Her works include: A Trip to Manitoba (1880), A Veteran of 1812: The Life of James FitzGibbon (1894), A Historic Banner (c1896) and Historic Days (1898). a Readers who ask with the post-office authorities, "Where is Manitoba? " may be answered that Manitoba is a province in the great northwest territory of the Canadian Dominion, lying within the same parallels of latitude as London and Paris. It has one of the most healthy climates in the world-the death-rate being lower than in any other part of the globe, -and a soil of wondrous fertility, sometimes yielding several crops in one year. Immense coal-fields exist within the province; its mountains abound with ore; and its natural wealth is enormous. a

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