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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McKenzie House (436 Victoria Avenue, Brandon)

The McKenzie House on Victoria Avenue in Brandon, a municipally designated historic building (1993), was constructed around 1901 for wine and spirits merchant William Ferguson but was occupied from about 1920 by Dr. Albert E. McKenzie, founder and owner of the A. E. McKenzie Seed Company Limited. Established in 1897, it became Western Canada’s largest seed company.

McKenzie House

McKenzie House (October 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84193, W99.94425
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: A. E. McKenzie Building (30 Ninth Street, Brandon)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: McKenzie House (RM of Oakview)

Memorable Manitobans: William Ferguson (1853-1928)

Memorable Manitobans: Albert Edward McKenzie (1870-1964)

Sources:

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

McKenzie House, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Ralph Evans for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 January 2022

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