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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Van Roon Prairie Garden (Winnipeg)

This monument along the Harte Trail in the Charleswood area of Winnipeg commemorates Len Van Roon and Verna Van Roon, long-time residents of the area for their efforts in preserving its cultural and natural history, and in particular their knowledge of the local railway history. It was installed by the Friends of the Harte Trail.

Van Roon Prairie Garden commemorative monument

Van Roon Prairie Garden commemorative monument (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Van Roon Prairie Garden commemorative monument

Van Roon Prairie Garden (May 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84733, W97.31517
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Harte Trail (Winnipeg)

Memorable Manitobans: Verna Van Roon (1920-2011)


We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 July 2019

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