The Invermere Cenotaph

First unveiled in 1925 by Lady Marie Evelyn Byng, Viscountess Byng of Vimy, Viceregal Consort of Canada (1921–26)

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The first location was at at the Canadian Legion building on the point between 7th and 6th avenue, where the present day Windermere Museum is.

The Cenotaph was moved to its present location, the town centre, in 1968.

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In 2015 the District of Invermere created Cenotaph Park. 

This is the gathering place for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony and for community events throughout the year.

Photo credit Columbia Valley Pioneer