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Inglis Grain Elevators National Historic Site was established in 1996 to protect and sustain this architectural symbol of Western Canadian agriculture and the Prairies. The Regional Municipality of Shellmouth, the Historic Resources Branch of Manitoba Culture, Parks Canada and many elevator companies support the community of Inglis in the restoration of these landmark buildings.

About the elevators
Five authentic historic grain elevators
Four of the five built in 1922
Recognized as a National Historic Site in 1996, the year following the end of their commercial life
Nonprofit community-owned facility, preserved by dedicated residents that formed the Inglis Area Heritage Committee in 1994 and incorporated 1995
Built in the golden age of Canada’s grain trade
Unique, one of the last-standing rows of elevators

About the location
Located on the Trans Canada (Crocus) Trail
Near the beautiful, picturesque Asessippi Provincial Park offering year-round recreation including skiing, golfing, boating, hunting and hiking
Accessible from the Yellowhead Highway
Set north to south along the abandoned CP rail line in the town of Inglis, offering stunning photo opportunities of prairie sunrises and sunsets

Amenities and displays
Interesting and interactive displays suitable for all ages
Fun for the whole family
Self-guided walking tours
Informative videos, pictures, signs and artifacts
Interpretive tours for schools and other groups
Tour guides offer visitors information about the development of prairie agriculture about the community of Inglis, the mechanics and function of an elevator and the restoration work in progress at the site
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