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The Forks: A Meeting Place Transformed Book Launch

1 September 2016 at 7:00 pm

McNally Robinson Grant Park, in the Atrium

About the Event

McNally Robinson Booksellers & The Winnipeg Architecture Foundation
are pleased to present Sheila Grover & Gregory Thomas
launching The Forks A Meeting Place Transformed

Learn about the early history of The Forks, the fur trade and railway eras and the transformation from an industrial site into Winnipeg’s showcase destination.

The Forks: A Meeting Place Transformed includes a self-guided tour of the historic and contemporary buildings and landscapes at The Forks, many of which are designed by Winnipeg’s most prominent building and landscape architects.

Winnipeg historians Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas are also the authors of 100 Summers on Lake Winnipeg: A Resort History of Victoria Beach.