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

The first occupant of this two-storey wood frame house built in 1907 on Dundurn Place in Winnipeg was James Brunless Brown (1876-1947), a Scot, who first stayed with an uncle in Newfoundland before coming to Manitoba. Brown owned a printing and bookbinding shop on Garry Street. The printing plant was on Home Street near Notre Dame. The family were members of Broadway Baptist Church and the children attended Kelvin Technical High School. The appearance of the house, listed on the Wolseley Walking Tour, has been changed by the removal of the verandah and other renovations.


Brown House (April 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88136, W97.16238
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown Block (323-327 Garry Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brown Block (902 Home Street, Winnipeg)

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

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

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


Winnipeg Property Assessment and Taxation.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and S. Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2022

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