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Gladstone, Manitoba

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Gladstone is an unincorporated urban community in the Municipality of WestLake – Gladstone within the Canadian province of Manitoba that held town status prior to January 1, 2015 It is located on the Yellowhead Highway at the intersection with Highway 34 The Gladstone railway station receives Via Rail service

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Happy Rock
  • 3 Climate
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

History

"Happy Rock" tourist information center

The first known name for the area was Third Crossing and when settlement became significant in 1872 the community was renamed as Palestine When the community was incorporated in 1882, it was named after the British Prime Minister of the time William Ewart Gladstone

Happy Rock

Main article: Happy Rock

Gladstone is often referred to as "Happy Rock" This is the name given to the community's monument located along Highway 16 which acts as the symbol and mascot of the community The Happy Rock monument also acts as the visitor information centre and is a vital part of the tourism in the community On July 5, 2010, Canada Post made a commemorative stamp of the Happy Rock as part of its Roadside Attractions collection

Climate

Climate data for Gladstone
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C °F 8
46
10
50
167
621
36
97
39
102
38
100
37
99
405
1049
385
1013
285
833
217
711
89
48
405
1049
Average high °C °F −111
12
−8
18
−09
304
109
516
193
667
236
745
267
801
25
77
188
658
117
531
−01
318
−9
16
89
48
Daily mean °C °F −166
21
−136
75
−64
205
42
396
119
534
167
621
196
673
178
64
121
538
56
421
−48
234
−141
66
27
369
Average low °C °F −22
−8
−193
−27
−119
106
−25
275
45
401
98
496
124
543
105
509
54
417
−05
311
−96
147
−193
−27
−35
257
Record low °C °F −422
−44
−422
−44
−356
−321
−311
−24
−105
131
−1
30
2
36
0
32
−72
19
−23
−9
−37
−35
−41
−42
−422
−44
Average precipitation mm inches 169
0665
158
0622
234
0921
315
124
547
2154
717
2823
663
261
72
283
557
2193
298
1173
197
0776
19
075
4763
18752
Source: Environment Canada

References

  1. ^ Canada Post Stamp Details, July to September 2010, p,8, Volume XIX, No 3
  2. ^ Environment Canada - Canadian Climate Normals 1971-2000—Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 19 April 2011
  • Town of Gladstone Community Profile
  • Third Crossing: A History of the Town and District of Gladstone in the Province of Manitoba 1946 Margaret Morton Fahrni and WL Morton, Winnipeg

External links

  • Map of Gladstone at Statcan

Coordinates: 50°13′33″N 98°57′00″W / 5022583°N 9895000°W / 5022583; -9895000


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