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Historic Sites of Manitoba: First Helicopter Monument (Homewood, RM of Dufferin)

A stone monument in Homewood, in the Rural Municipality of Dufferin, was erected in 2018 by the Canadian Aviation Historical Society to commemorate the site where, in the 1930s, brothers Nicholas, Douglas, and Theodore Froebe designed, built, and flew Canada’s first helicopter.

First helicopter commemorative monument

First helicopter commemorative monument (October 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.50953, W97.86549
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Homewood School No. 1456 (Homewood, RM of Dufferin)

Memorable Manitobans: George Maria Svoboda (1913-2010)

Father Svoboda’s Helicopter by William D. Wade
Manitoba History, Number 77, Winter 2015

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 November 2018

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