Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pinawa Heritage Sundial (Willis Drive, LGD of Pinawa)

Built as a millennium commemorative project, this sundial was designed by Pinawa resident Carl Sabanski and unveiled on 14 July 2001. It is designed specifically for the latitude and longitude of the site, incorporating twelve heritage icons depicting the Eastman region, themes of the First Peoples, La Vérendrye, fur trade, development of hydroelectric power, industry, research, and others. The structure teaches visitors how one of the world’s oldest timepieces is used to tell time.

Pinawa Heritage Sundial

Pinawa Heritage Sundial (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14681, W95.87531
denoted by symbol on the map above


This page was prepared by Manny Jacob, George Penner, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 September 2020

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