This plaque at the Portage Avenue entrance to Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, north of the pedestrian bridge over the Assiniboine River, commemorates the founding of the park. On 16 May 1904, the Winnipeg City Coucil acted on advice from the Winnipeg Public Parks Board by purchasing a large tract of land to establish the park. The plaque was unveiled by Mayor Bill Norrie in July 1981.
Assiniboine Park commemorative plaque (2011)
Source: City of Winnipeg
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87689, W97.23101
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Assiniboine Park Pavilion (55 Pavilion Crescent, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Assiniboine Park Conservatory (15 Conservatory Drive, Winnipeg)
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: 6 March 2021
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