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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ronald Houston Park (90 Rothshire Drive, Winnipeg)

This Winnipeg park commemorates Transcona resident and Winnipeg Police Department Detective Ronald Edward “Sam” Houston who died in the line of duty on 27 June 1970. The park was dedicated in his honour on 29 September 2002.

Commemorative plaque in Sir Winston Churchill Park

Commemorative plaque in Sir Winston Churchill Park (June 2015)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89824, W96.97340
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Ronald Edward “Sam” Houston (1935-1970)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 May 2021

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