Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riding Mountain National Park Monument (Wasagaming, Riding Mountain National Park)

This monument in the Wasagaming community of Riding Mountain National Park was dedicated on 26 July 1933 by Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba James D. McGregor and Minister of the Interior Thomas G. Murphy.





James Smart (1888-1957)


Otto Edward Heaslip (1890-1969)


Kenneth Bruce Mitchell

Photos & Coordinates

Riding Mountain National Park monument

Riding Mountain National Park monument (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.65862, W99.97091
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Birth Pangs of a National Park by Charles T. Thomas
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 15, Number 1, Winter 1970

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riding Mountain Visitor Centre (Wasagaming, Riding Mountain National Park)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riding Mountain East Gate Entrance Complex (Riding Mountain National Park)


“K. B. Mitchell Riding Mountain Superintendent,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 February 1955, page 13.

Obituary [Otto Edward Heaslip], Winnipeg Free Press, 3 June 1969.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 February 2021

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