Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: Boy and the Boot
- Assiniboine Park Drive, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
- In Assiniboine Park, which is on the west side of the city on the south bank of the river. On the north side of Assiniboine Park Drive, across from a little lake and just inside the entrance gate to the English Gardens.
Winnipeg's Boy with the Leaking Boot statue -- one of several scattered across North America -- arrived in 1898 in honor of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Boy and the Boot
Winnipeg's Boy with the Boot statue stands at the entrance of the English Gardens. It's such a beautiful location that I painted a picture of the happy little boy.[Mike Weretyk, 08/09/2012]
According to the park, the Boy with the Boot was donated to Winnipeg in 1897 to honor Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.