Dating back to 1884, surveyors were on the ground laying out the townsite of Thornhill, located approximately 4 miles west of the Town of Morden.
The Canadian Pacific Railway Company inaugurated service between Winnipeg and Thornhill in December of 1882 with both freight and passenger service being offered. Some of the more prominent businesses in Thornhills past include Jordan's big General Store, the Feed Mill, Jackson's Cheese Factory and numerous blacksmith shops. Many other businesses were established throughout the years including a lumber yard and Co-op store.
Thornhill remains a warm-hearted closely knit community.
Many who call Thornhill home are descendants of the pioneers who opened and developed the community in the 1800's.
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Thornhill Community Centre
The Thornhill Community Hall was built to commemorate the veterans who served in World War I (1914-1918). The community worked together to sell shares, for the purpose of building a community hall in 1919.
Thornhill Community Hall officially opened July 22 1920, plumbing was added in 1979, with municipal water hookup in December 2009.
The Thornhill memorial curling rink was built to commemorate the veterans who served in World War II (1939-1945) The rink was built 1946, opened in 1947. the curling rink was in use until 1974 when it was sold and torn down.
A cairn was erected on part of the curling rink property.
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