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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Roch-Lin Park / Glenn McWhinney Park (401 Linden Avenue, Winnipeg)

Formerly known as Roch-Lin Park, named for the adjacent roadways of Roch Street and Linden Avenue, this Winnipeg park was renamed in June 2014 for athlete and community activist Glenn “Keeper” McWhinney. A commemorative plaque was unveiled in May 2017.

McWhinney Park commemorative plaque

McWhinney Park commemorative plaque (June 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92858, W97.09266
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Glenn “Keeper” McWhinney (1930-2012)

Sources:

Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks Regular Meeting Agenda, 13 June 2014, City of Winnipeg Clerks Decision Making Information System.

City to rename park for Winnipeg CFL great,” MyToba, 30 June 2014.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 May 2021

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