Built in 1891, the Church stands to meet the modern practices of worship 117 years later. It was here that Barrie Strohmans hobby of growing and hybridizing lilies began over 30 years ago.
In 1995 Barrie’s son, Nigel Strohman began the commercial operation of The LILY NOOK and released their first catalogue.
The museum was created as a tribute to our forefathers, in honor of their fortitude and courage.
Throughout the three floors of the station you will see a general store, medical hall, log cabin, chapel and much more.
Her approval and blessing was given in 1986 when it was purchased, It is a cultural centre where such events as writers’ workshops, book launching and Elder Hostel education programs have taken place.
Judges from the Communities in Bloom in 2003 state “The golf course has undergone a huge expansion that has been carefully done to preserve the natural beauty of the area.” Judges also cited under environmental awareness, “That the natural habitat is being protected with careful planning and professional management of the entire golf course property.” The Neepawa Land Titles Office is a large, red brick building located at 329 Hamilton Street.On the landscaped six acre plot, over 1500 named varieties are grown spanning all nine divisions of the genus lilium.Several lilies, hybridized by Barrie Strohman have been named and registered with the Royal Horticultural Society in England with several more promising ones being selected for release.It is a costly endeavour to keep the home maintained.If you would like to make a charitable donation to the Margaret Laurence Home please contact us by phone 204-476-3612 or email us.