This monument on the front grounds of the St. Boniface Museum displays the circa 1851 millstones used by Louis Riel, Sr., father of Métis leader Louis Riel.
Memorable Manitobans: Louis Riel Sr. (1817-1864)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum (494 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Louis Riel Statue (494 Avenue Taché, 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.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.
Page revised: 26 February 2021
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