Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lyle Thomas Memorial Garden (The Forks, Winnipeg)

Lyle Thomas was a 16-year old who died on 26 July 2001 as a result of an accident during construction of the new Provencher Bridge. The plaque is located on the west side of the bridge south of the south span.

Lyle Thomas Memorial Garden

Lyle Thomas Memorial Garden (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89088, W97.12900
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provencher Bridge (Tache Avenue, Winnipeg)


“He died in his father’s arms,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 July 2001, page 1.

Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 February 2021

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