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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lachance House / White Fathers House (228 Hamel Avenue, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick building on Hamel Avenue in the St. Boniface area of Winnipeg was constructed in 1912 as a residence for physician Fortunat Lachance.





Fortunat Lachance (1877-1924)


Simeon Joseph Dussault (1878-1946)


Rene Dussault (1916-1982)


White Fathers of Africa / Missionaries of Africa


Aulneau Renewal Centre

Photos & Coordinates

The former White Fathers House

The former White Fathers House (December 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former White Fathers House

The former White Fathers House (December 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88805, W97.11844
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Fortunat Lachance (1877-1924)


“Talk a walk back through historic old St. Boniface,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 May 1980, page 4.

“La residence des pères blancs” by Alfred Fortier, La Societé historique de Saint-Boniface, September 1990.

This page was prepared by Georgette Poitras and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2020

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