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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown House (12 Kingsway, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey building in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was built in 1911 for Vere C. Brown.

Occupants/Owners

Period

Occupant/Owner

1911-1920

Vere C. Brown (1868-?)

1925

Robert George Rogers (1889-1945)

1930-1970

Henry Eugene “Harry” Sellers (1886-1970)

1980-1990

Otto Emil Lang

Photos & Coordinates

Brown House

Brown House (February 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87515, W97.16189
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Vere C. Brown (1868-?)

Memorable Manitobans: Robert George Rogers (1889-1945)

Memorable Manitobans: Henry Eugene “Harry” Sellers (1886-1970)

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown House (27 Dundurn Place, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown House (153 Magnus Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Vere C. Brown / Henry Eugene Sellers House, 12 Kingsway Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 June 2021

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