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Historic Sites of Manitoba: J. M. McGeachan Park (25 Bayview Drive, Winnipeg)

In October 2013, this Winnipeg park was dedicated in honour of John McKenzie “Jock” McGeachan, who served as a councillor for the Municipality of Transcona (1946-1947) and a machinist for the Canadian National Railway for 35 years. He was involved in the establishment of the Transcona Public Parks Board and Transcona’s first public playground, in 1946. It supplements a monument in the Rotary Centenary Park.

J. M. ‘Jock’ McGeachan Park

J. M. ‘Jock’ McGeachan Park (June 2015)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90432, W96.98858
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John McKenzie “Jock” McGeachan (1894-1980)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rotary Centenary Park (Plessis Road, Winnipeg)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 March 2021

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