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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Surveying for the Future Monument (Winnipeg)

This monument and plaque in Memorial Park, north of the Manitoba Legislative Building, is dedicated to the surveyors whose skill and industry contributed to the exploration, mapping and development of Canada. It is symbolic of the beginning of the second century of surveying in Canada and is a first post in a unified system of precisely co-ordinated survey points. With eleven other Centennial survey monuments erected across Canada, it signifies the contribution by surveyors both past and present to the charting of our nation’s future. The circular brass survey marker is mounted on the concrete pad on which the monument sits, and is visible in the photographs below.

Surveying for the Future Monument

Surveying for the Future Monument (2010)
Source: Tim Worth

Survey Point in the Surveying for the Future Monument

Survey Point in the Surveying for the Future Monument (2010)
Source: Tim Worth

Site Location (lat/long): N49.88769, W97.14954
denoted by symbol on the map above


This page was prepared by Tim Worth and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 January 2018

Historic Sites of Manitoba

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