The D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit private charity founded in 1996 to support and promote projects related to the cultural background, the migration and settlement, and descendant communities of the conservative Mennonites who came to Manitoba from Imperial Russia in the 1870s.
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Mennonite History for Young People
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“Exchanges & Connections” – Preservings Spring/Summer 2021
The summer issue of Preservings was recently mailed to subscribers. Titled “Encounters & Connections,”...
“Neighbourly Encounters” – Preservings Fall/Winter 2020
The image on the cover of the latest issue of Preservings is of St....
“Along the Rails & Into the World” – Preservings Summer 2020
For the first time in over a decade Preservings magazine has a summer issue. Continuing the...
Preservings 2019 Released
The Plett Foundation is happy to bring you the 2019 issue of Preservings! The theme...