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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chown Building Plaque (753 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg)

H. H. Chown was one of the early professors as the newly formed Manitoba Medical College in 1885. He held the position of Dean of Clinical Surgery from 1900 to 1917 and was associated with the Winnipeg General Hospital for over 30 years. This building, located at 753 McDermot Avenue in the Health Sciences Centre, was named in his honour in 1964.

Chown Building Plaque (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90378, W97.16101
denoted by symbol on the map above


Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 February 2014

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