This plaque near the southeast corner of the Council Building of Winnipeg City Hall (William Avenue side) describes the city-wide strike that gained international attention in May and June of 1919. It was unveiled in 1974 by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
Winnipeg General Strike commemorative plaque (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89910, W97.13953
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Commemorative Plaques of the Winnipeg City Hall (510 Main Street, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Titanic Plaque (Main Street, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion Plaque (William Avenue, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old City Hall Plaque (Princess Street, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance
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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