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Reston is an unincorporated community recognized as a local urban district in southwestern Manitoba, located near the border of Saskatchewan on the west and North Dakota on the south.

The name of the community was derived from the area where many of the original settlers came from, which was Reston Junction in Berwickshire, Scotland.

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  • The first school at Reston, in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was formally established in May 1883 and a schoolhouse was later erected at a site nearby.

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/restonschool.shtml

  • 1890 - Post office opens in Reston, Manitoba

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  • 1905 - School house constructed at Reston

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/restonschool.shtml

  • 1906
    Reston, a post-village of Manitoba, on the Canadian Pacific R., 31 miles from Souris.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • St. John’s Anglican Church was built in Reston in 1906

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/stjohnsanglicanreston.shtml

  • In 1908, the Canadian Pacific Railway constructed a branch line between Wolseley, Saskatchewan and the village of Reston

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/cprenginehousereston.shtml

  • 1918 - Bank built in Reston
    This two-storey brick building in the village of Reston, in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was built in 1918 to replace a building destroyed by ...Read MORE...


  • On October 15, 2012, Reston made headlines as officials put on a price tag of $10 per lot in the community in order to attract families and businesses.

    www.wikipedia.org



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  • The first school at Reston, in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was formally established in May 1883 and a schoolhouse was later erected at a site nearby.

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/restonschool.shtml
  • 1890 - Post office opens in Reston, Manitoba

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1905 - School house constructed at Reston

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/restonschool.shtml
  • 1906
    Reston, a post-village of Manitoba, on the Canadian Pacific R., 31 miles from Souris.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
  • St. John’s Anglican Church was built in Reston in 1906

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/stjohnsanglicanreston.shtml
  • In 1908, the Canadian Pacific Railway constructed a branch line between Wolseley, Saskatchewan and the village of Reston

    http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/cprenginehousereston.shtml
  • 1918 - Bank built in Reston
    This two-storey brick building in the village of Reston, in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was built in 1918 to replace a building destroyed by ... Read MORE...

  • On October 15, 2012, Reston made headlines as officials put on a price tag of $10 per lot in the community in order to attract families and businesses.

    www.wikipedia.org

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