Historic Sites of Manitoba: The Red River - A Canadian Heritage River (The Forks, Winnipeg)

This unique wood and metal Canadian Heritage Rivers System monument is located near the north end of the Historic Rail Bridge at The Forks. Pictures of the many human uses of the river are depicted on small metal squares set in a metal grid. The monument was unveiled in June 2007.

Red River Heritage Monument

Red River Heritage Monument (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88615, W97.12925
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: The Red River - A Canadian Heritage River (The Forks, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canadian Northern Railway Freight Lift Bridge (The Forks, Winnipeg)


Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 February 2021

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