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Historic Highway #1

By Eastman Tourism

September 3, 2018
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Route 44 or as it became recognized in 2007, Historic Highway #1 was part of the first national highway system in Canada, even before the current Trans-Canada Highway in Manitoba.  Historic Highway #1 provided a key link in the movement of people and goods across Canada through Manitoba and played an integral role in Manitoba’s economic development and Western Canada’s growth.  Historic Highway #1 runs from Lockport to West Hawk Lake.

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