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Historic Sites of Manitoba: First Lutheran Church (580 Victor Street, Winnipeg)

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Established in 1878, the present First Lutheran Church building in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Ralph L. Smith and constructed by day labour in 1912.







Jón Bjarnason (1844-1914)




Valdimir Jónason Eylands (1910-1983)

Photos & Coordinates

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church (May 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of First Lutheran Church

Interior of First Lutheran Church (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89600, W97.16311
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Ralph L. Smith (1874-?)


First Lutheran Church, 580 Victor Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 March 2020

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