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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lister Rapids Park / Fred Byle Park (Shaw Road, West St. Paul)

Formerly known as Lister Rapids Park within the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul, this park was named for municipal official Frederick “Fred” Byle. It was officially dedicated as Fred Byle Park on 3 July 2005 as part of the 125th municipal anniversary celebrations, and a commemorative plaque was unveiled to mark the event.

Fred Byle Park commemorative plaque

Fred Byle Park commemorative plaque (August 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.99258, W97.05345
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Frederick “Fred” Byle (1921-2006)

Sources:

“West St. Paul is celebrating 125 years,” Selkirk Journal, 24 June 2005, page 25.

“Leaders honoured,” Selkirk Journal, 15 July 2005, page 4.

Community Parks, RM of West St. Paul.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 27 September 2019

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