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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hudson’s Bay Company Reserve (Winnipeg)

During the extinction of Hudson’s Bay Company land rights in Western Canada, a 465-acre parcel of land around Upper Fort Garry, near the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, was assigned to the company and called the Hudson’s Bay Company Reserve. As the City of Winnipeg grew, the Reserve was gradually sold by the company for building lots. This plaque was installed by the Winnipeg Core Area Initiative at the entrance to Bonnycastle Park, at the foot of Fort Street at Assiniboine Avenue.

Map of the Hudson’s Bay Company Reserve

Map of the Hudson’s Bay Company Reserve
Source: Library and Archives Canada

Hudson’s Bay Company Reserve Plaque

Hudson’s Bay Company Reserve Plaque (2009)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Location (lat/long): N49.88627, W97.13512
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: 2 May 2018

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