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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Coronation Park Monument (23rd Street, Brandon)

On 12 May 1937, a fieldstone monument was unveiled and a tree was planted in Brandon’s Coronation Park to commemorate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Coronation Park commemorative monument

Coronation Park commemorative monument (October 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Coronation Park commemorative monument

Coronation Park commemorative monument (May 2021)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84421, W99.96962
denoted by symbol on the map above


“Trees planted as memorial of Coronation Day,” Brandon Sun, 13 May 1937, page 14.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 May 2021

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