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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provencher Monument (Avenue de la Cathedrale, Winnipeg)

This finely carved monument by sculptor Hubert A. Garnier was erected in 1953 for the 100th anniversary of Bishop Joseph Norbert Provencher’s death. It is situated on the south side of the St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery.

Provencher monument

Provencher monument (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Provencher monument

Provencher monument (June 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88922, W97.12317
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Hubert A. Garnier (1903-1987)

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Norbert Provencher (1787-1853)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery (Taché Avenue, Winnipeg)


Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 May 2023

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