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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lansdowne Centennial Monument (Arden, Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)

This monument to the centenary of the Rural Municipality of Lansdowne (1884-1984) is in the village of Arden. The crocuses in front of it were built by Dennis Gagnon and Leonard Paramor. They also built the giant crocuses on the south side of the village and the Red River cart which stands on the Carleton Trail north of the village.

Lansdowne Centennial Monument

Lansdowne Centennial Monument (August 2011)
Source: Allan Drysdale

Lansdowne Centennial Monument

Lansdowne Centennial Monument (February 2021)
Source: George Penner

Lansdowne Centennial Monument

Lansdowne Centennial Monument (July 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.27681, W99.26998
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

This page was prepared by Allan Drysdale, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2022

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