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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McCreary House / Cantin House (411 First Avenue, McCreary, Municipality of McCreary)

This building in McCreary, in the Municipality of McCreary, was built in 1903 as McCreary House, a boarding house for travelers along the nearby Burrows Trail. It later became the private residence of the Cantin family. Exterior renovations have entailed removal of its original verandah. In 2015, it was commemorated with a plaque in the Memorable Manitobans: The Homes program.

Cantin House

Cantin House (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Cantin House

Cantin House (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Cantin House commemorative plaque

Cantin House commemorative plaque (October 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.77297, W99.49153
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Lois Cantin (1951-2019)

Sources:

411 First Street, McCreary Historical Sites.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2019

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