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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McDonald House (351 Third Street SW, Minnedosa)

This two-storey brick house on Third Street in Minnedosa was built in 1903 by Thomas Maguire and registered in the name of his wife, Rachael Maguire. In 1908, they sold it to Alastair and Charles McDonald, and the house remained in the McDonald family for 95 years. Alastair, a carpenter and stonemason, dug out the basement by hand.

McDonald House

McDonald House (February 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.24598, W99.85107
denoted by symbol on the map above


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This page was prepared by George Penner and Anne Brazeau.

Page revised: 18 August 2022

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