Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dafoe Cottage (289 Gimli Road, Ponemah, Dunnottar)

This wood-frame half-log cottage at Ponemah was built in 1937 and owned by John Wesley Dafoe and his wife Alice Parmelee. Their four daughters stayed here while their two sons stayed at two other cottages. The kitchen cupboards with brass hardware are original. The structure is gable-ended with a shed protruding to the north and a sunroom to the south.

Dafoe Cottage

Dafoe Cottage (November 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.46555, W96.95277
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Wesley Dafoe (1866-1944)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dafoe Cottage (11 Lake Drive, Ponemah, Dunnottar)


Make History: Preserve Manitoba's Past - Special Places, Dunnottar Inventory of Heritage Sites, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport, 2010.

This page was prepared by Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 28 November 2020

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