Place:Virden, Manitoba, Canada


Coordinates49.833°N 100.95°W
Located inManitoba, Canada
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Virden, Manitoba is a town in southwestern Manitoba. Oil was first discovered in 1951, and Virden has since come to be known as the "Oil Capital of Manitoba".

Research Tips

An excellent book with genealogical information and history of the area surrounding Virden is Proudly we speak : a history of the Rural Municipality of Woodworth by Dorothy Vipond [1]

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