Historic Sites of Manitoba: Boy With The Boot (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)

A whimsical statue of a young boy holding a boot, from which water issues, was unveiled in front of the old Winnipeg City Hall on Main Street, on 16 July 1898, near the Volunteer Monument and the Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Monument. He remained there until 1913 when he was moved to his present location in Assiniboine Park.

Postcard view of Boy With The Boot

Postcard view of Boy With The Boot (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2013-0160

Boy With The Boot

Boy With The Boot (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Boy With The Boot

Boy With The Boot (July 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87411, W97.23395
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

The Boy With The Boot by Betty Jane Wylie
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 4, Number 2, January 1959

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Monument (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 July 2021

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