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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Selkirk Monument (Kennedy Street, Winnipeg)

Thomas Douglas (1771-1820), Fifth Earl of Selkirk, whose inspired leadership and support attracted settlers in Scotland and Ireland to the settlement at the forks of the Red and Assiniboine rivers. The initial group arrived in August 1812 to establish the first permanent agricultural settlement in Western Canada on the site of the present City of Winnipeg.

Selkirk Monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.88462, W97.14635
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Legislative Building

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Selkirk Settlers Monument

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 October 2014

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