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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Edward Avenue Park / Peter Martin Park (359 Edward Avenue East, Winnipeg)

Formerly Edward Avenue Park, this Winnipeg park was renamed in commemoration of Peter Martin and dedicated in October 2013 by Transcona Ward Councillor Russ Wyatt. Between August 2017 and September 2020, the initial plaque affixed was was replaced with a new one.

Among other community engagements, Peter Martin (son of Paul Emile Martin) served as President of the Transcona Historical Museum and President of the Transcona Playground Renewal Association, the latter through which he was involved in seeing improvements to many parks within Transcona.

Commemorative monument in Peter Martin Park

Commemorative monument in Peter Martin Park (September 2020)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90488, W96.99437
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

East Kildonan - Transcona Community Committee, Regular Meetings Minutes [Report #225], 19 July 2011. City of Winnipeg Clerks Decision Making Information System.

Standing Policy Committee on Protection and Community Spaces, Regular Meeting Minutes [Report #128], 8 September 2011. City of Winnipeg Clerks Decision Making Information System.

“A veteran passes the torch of remembrance,” The Herald, 19 November 2013.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 September 2020

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