The International Peace Garden Turned 85 Years Old on July 14th.

(Discover Westman) A special two day celebration was held at the IPG (International Peace Garden) south of Boissevain on July 14th and 15th and it attracted hundreds of visitors from both Canada and the United States.

“We had a steady stream of people bot passing through the vendors up top and throughout the formal garden area. Saturday was extremely hot and humid but people still came out to celebrate our special occasion” said CEO Tim Chapman.

Inspired by the vision of Henry J. Moore, the concept of an International Peace Garden was nurtured into life at the International Gardeners’ Association Annual meeting in 1929. By 1932 vision had turned into plans that included location and first sketches of a garden that would tell the story of peace between two great countries. =  Continue Reading: Click Here  =