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Historic Sites of Manitoba: J. P. Bend Memorial Rink (Poplar Point, RM of Portage la Prairie)

Built in 1949 as one of the first enclosed ice rinks in rural Manitoba, this facility in Poplar Point in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie commemorates businessman and coach Jack Bend. It is a municipally designated heritage building as of 2002.

J. P. Bend Memorial Rink

J. P. Bend Memorial Rink (March 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.05459, W97.97721
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

Poplar Point Memorial Rink, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 January 2022

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