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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dawson Road Plaque (Falcon Lake, Whiteshell Provincial Park)

A monument at Falcon Lake, in Whiteshell Provincial Park, was erected by the Historic Sites Advisory Board of Manitoba to commemorate the Dawson Road, constructed between 1868 and 1871 by surveyor Simon J. Dawson as a route from Ontario to the new province of Manitoba.

Dawson Road Plaque

Dawson Road Plaque (July 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.68686, W95.32594
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dawson Trailhead (Southeastern Manitoba)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dawson Road Monument (Centrale Avenue, Ste. Anne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dawson Road Signs (Lagimodiere Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Memorable Manitobans: Simon James Dawson (1820-1902)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 June 2019

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