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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Churchill Golf Balls (Churchill)

This abandoned building overlooking Hudson Bay near Churchill was a radar station in the 1960s, used to track launches from the nearby rocket range. Its exterior was painted in 2017 as part of a public art program.

Churchill Golf Balls

Churchill Golf Balls (July 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N58.76022, W93.93753
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Churchill Rocket Range (Churchill)

Exploring Northern Skies: The Churchill Research Range by C. J. Taylor
Manitoba History, Number 44, Autumn/Winter 2002-2003


Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by Manitoba Heritage Grant 18F-H49829.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 October 2019

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