Historic Sites of Manitoba: Macdonald House / Dalnavert Museum (61 Carlton Street, Winnipeg)
Dalnavert Museum in Winnipeg is the 1895 home of Hugh John Macdonald designed by local architect Charles H. Wheeler that was restored in the early 1970s by members of the Manitoba Historical Society to the way it looked when first constructed. In 2006, a Visitors’ Centre designed by architect Wins Bridgman was added to it. Plaques near the entrance were contributed by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and the Historic Sites Advisory Board of Manitoba. Restoration of the building, a municipally-designated historic site, has been recognized by a Conservation Award from Heritage Winnipeg.
Macdonald House (March 1959)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, George Harris Fonds, Acc. 1979-141, P7451, Album 15, Page 13.
Dalnavert Museum (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg
Site Location (lat/long): N49.88587, W97.14218
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Hugh John Macdonald (1850-1929)
Macdonald House - Exercise in Restoration by Eileen Pruden
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 18, Number 1, Autumn 1972
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
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: 6 September 2015
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