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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

Sources:

“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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