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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McConnell House (577 Stephen Street, Morden)

This commanding Queen Anne-style house was built in 1899 for Dr. B. J. McConnell, Morden’s first medical practitioner. He came to Manitoba with his wife in 1884. At first they lived in a modest wood frame house but, in 1899, decided a bigger, more ambitious home was needed. Work was completed in October of that year. The stonework was carried out by the Morden firm of Bryden and Richardson. It became a municipally designated historic building in 1989.

McConnell House

McConnell House (July 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

McConnell House

McConnell House (September 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.18988, W98.10774
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Benjamin James McConnell (1861-1923)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

McConnell House, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 January 2021

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