Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hillcrest Museum (Souris)
This community museum, established in 1967, is situated next to the famous swinging bridge at Souris. It occupies a home designed by local architect C. H. Brindle, and built in 1910 for Fred Sowden, the son of pioneer Squire Sowden who built the nearby bridge.
The museum is open between 1 July and the Labour Day weekend (September), from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Admission is $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for children 16 and under, and preschool children free.
Sowden House (26 Crescent Avenue East, Souris), Manitoba Historic Resource Branch.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 2 September 2012
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