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Historic Sites of Manitoba: King Buck Park Monument (Poplarfield, RM of Fisher)

This small park at Poplarfield, in the Rural Municipality of Fisher, features a large statue of a White Tailed Deer, placed here in 1991. Other monuments in the park commemorate Dehowa School No. 1451, which operated in the area between 1913 and 1968, at which its remaining students were bussed to Fisher Branch. A large monument carries plaques unveiled between 2002 and 2007, commemorating pioneer families from the area: Elchyshyn, Grywinski, Horodecki, Ledochowski, Markusa, Torbiak, Troschuk, and Zasitko.

King Buck Park Monument

King Buck Park Monument (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Dehowa School Monument in King Buck Park

Dehowa School Monument in King Buck Park (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Pioneer Plaques in King Buck Park

Pioneer Plaques in King Buck Park (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.88952, W97.60321
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dehowa School No. 1451 (Poplarfield, RM of Fisher)

Sources:

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 January 2021

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