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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Willis Road Park / Centennial Park (Willis Road, West St. Paul)

Formerly known as Willis Road Park in the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul, it was re-named as part of the 100th municipal anniversary celebrations. The park was dedicated on 26 May 2016 by Mayor Bruce Henley and Councillors Cheryl Christian, Peter Campbell, Detlef Hindemith, and Stan Parag, with a monument erected at the northern edge of the park to mark the ceremonial event. A time capsule was also buried near the monument, lead by Arthur Edward “Art” Christensen.

Centennial Park monument in West St. Paul

Centennial Park monument in West St. Paul (August 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Centennial Park in West St. Paul

Centennial Park in West St. Paul (August 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.01909, W97.07474
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

What’chu talkin’ about Willis? It’s Centennial Park,” The Times, 13 June 2016.

Community Parks, RM of West St. Paul.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 15 February 2020

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