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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pollock Island (Winnipeg)

The sixteen-acre Pollock property was donated to the City of Winnipeg by entrepreneur Iris Pollock in memory of her husband Edward Pollock and his mother Tina Pollock, who had originally purchased the land from the Parish of St. Norbert in 1945. The park forms an island when the nearby La Salle and Red rivers flood in spring.

Pollock Island entrance

Pollock Island entrance (May 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.76038, W97.14265
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Edward Rudolfe Pollock (1925-1998)


This page was prepared by Rose Kuzina and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2019

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