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Upper Fort Garry

Upper Fort Garry
Known as the birthplace of Manitoba, Upper Fort Garry in Winnipeg is a significant site in Canadian history. Although the original fort was largely demolished in the 1880’s, its remaining Governor’s Gate and an area of surrounding land was gifted to the city by the Hudson Bay Company “as a public park forever.” Overshadowed by surrounding buildings and nearly forgotten, recent development pressures rekindled interest in the site and led to the inspired vision of a $19 million heritage park and interpretive center for Upper Fort Garry.