Vimy Ridge Park - Historic Places Days

Vimy Ridge Park

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Type
Park/Landscape
Address
821 Preston Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Hours
7:00-22:00

This park is home to multiple statues that are there to commemorate World War One. One of these statues is the 44th Canadian Infantry Vimy Ridge Monument. This monument was originally erected on Vimy Ridge, France by the 44th Battalion in 1917. In 1924 it was moved and now resides in it’s present location at Vimy Ridge Park. There are plaques on the sides of this monument that lists those in the 44th Battalion who lost their lives during the battle of Vimy Ridge.

Another statue in the park is one of the war hero Andrew Charles Mynarski. It is a bronze statue that was unveiled on June 12, 2015. Andrew Charles Mynarski was a Winnipeg born war hero. He was a gunner aboard a Lancaster bomber who was awarded the Victoria Cross after his death for his bravery while in action.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • National Historic Site
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

821 Preston Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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