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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lord Selkirk Arrival Monument (Anderson Avenue, Winnipeg)

In 1817, near the location of this monument, Thomas Douglas, Fifth Earl of Selkirk, met with his settlers who had remained loyal during the troubled years of 1812 to 1817. On 10 August 1967, the monument was erected to his memory by the Lord Selkirk Association of Ruperts Land.

Lord Selkirk Arrival Monument

Lord Selkirk Arrival Monument (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Lord Selkirk Arrival Monument

Lord Selkirk Arrival Monument (July 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92000, W97.12529
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Organization: The Lord Selkirk Association of Rupert's Land


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.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 May 2023

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