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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Assiniboine Park Plaque (Winnipeg)

This plaque at the Portage Avenue entrance to Assiniboine Park, north of the pedestrian bridge over the river, commemorates the founding of the park. On 16 May 1904, the Winnipeg City Coucil acted on advice from the Winnipeg Public Parks Board by purchasing a large tract of land to establish the park. The plaque was unveiled by Winnipeg Mayor Bill Norrie in July 1981.

Assiniboine Park Plaque (2011)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Location (lat/long): N49.87689, W97.23101
denoted by symbol on the map above

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Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 November 2012

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

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