Bracken Field is on Bridge Street in Manotick between North Riverside Drive and Long Island Road. The Bracken Field Plaque is on the southwest corner of the field.
This playing field was donated to the Carleton Board of Education in 1969 by the family of John and Alice Bracken.
The Honourable John Bracken, M.P., 1883 - 1969, was Premier of Manitoba from 1922 ti 1943. He was chosen Leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party in 1943 and was Leader of the Opposition until 1948 when he resigned. He was appointed a Member of the Privy Council in 1962.