|Today, the community boasts a dynamic industrial sector and an appealing business district featuring warm brick sidewalks, trees, shrubs, parks, and over a mile of specialty stores and services. A large number of unique fieldstone mansions and heritage buildings grace the community and are a featured part of local tours. We invite you to come to Morden, a community not only rich in hospitality, but also in culture and heritage – a place where visitors become friends.|
|Mountain City Cairn
In 1884 the residents of Mountain City started moving their houmes, schools, churches, post office, hotel and store to Morden this cairn to remember this trek is located 3 miles South of Morden on the South side of the Stanley Park Road.
|Nelson Cairn is the location of the village known as Nelsonville, it is located 5 miles North on Hwy #432 and 3 miles West on road 18N. The entire village of Nelsonville moved to Morden when the CP Rail chose to build the railway through Morden.|
|“Pinancewaywining” Post Cain – is an Indian name meaning “on the way down to the ford”. Alexander Henry the Younger entered the service of the North West Company in 1792 as a fur trader. In 1802, he established Fort Pinancewaywining near present-day Morden. This post traded with local Cree, Sonnant, and Stone peoples, and was supplied with goods hauled by the first Red River Carts. After leaving southern Manitoba, Henry moved on to Fort Vermillion on the North Saskatchewan River in 1808, and to Fort George at the mouth of the Columbia River in 1813. He died at Fort George in 1814. This cairn, located at the entrance to Morden Park just off Thornhill Street, was erected by the Morden Historical Society on 1 July 1983.|
|The province’s largest cottonwood tree grows in Confederation Park where you will also find the Cenotaph (war memorial) at the corner of Stephen Street and Ninth Street. This war memorial, designed by Morden residents Stuart Scott and A. G. Selley, was erected in 1921 by the Town of Morden and the Rural Municipality of Stanley at a cost of $8,000. Originally dedicated in the memory of First World War veterans, dedications for Second World War and Korean War veterans were added later. Three names, identified during later research, were added in a ceremony on 25 September 2014.
Gravesite of Alvey Morden, the founder of the City is located at the Hillside Cemetery. There is a plaque to recognize him. Enter the cemetery and drive to the top of the hill. The