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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Blair Morrison Memorial Park (La Riviere, Municipality of Pembina)

This small park at La Riviere, in the Municipality of Pembina, features a monument commemorating local merchant and philanthropist John Dugald “Blair” Morrison (1903-1997), with a whimsical metal sculpture behind it.

Morrison Memorial Park monument

Morrison Memorial Park monument (April 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.23826, W98.68054
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fargey’s General Store (La Riviere, Municipality of Pembina)


Obituary [John Dugald “Blair” Morrison], Winnipeg Free Press, 4 January 1997, page 39.

“Grand opening of memorial park and hall in La Riviere,” Manitou Western Canadian, 16 June 2009, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 December 2019

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