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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Harley House (512 Second Street North, Swan River)

The oldest surviving house in the Swan Valley, originally belonging to dominion land agent Hugh Harley, has been preserved in Swan River by the Swan Valley Museum. The building, erected in 1900 of logs that are now concealed by stucco, is a municipally-designated historic site.

Harley House

Harley House (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Harley House undergoing restoration

Harley House undergoing restoration (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Harley House

Harley House (May 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N52.10837, W101.27063
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Hugh Harley (1848-1918)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 November 2019

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