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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Jon Sigurdsson Statue (450 Broadway, Winnipeg)

This statue, on the north grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building, commemorates Jon Sigurdsson (1811-1879), who led the movement for 19th century Icelandic independence. Made by Icelandic sculptor Einar Jonsson (1874-1954), it was cast in 1921 from an identical statue in Reykjavík, Iceland and erected by the Icelandic community of Manitoba.

Jon Sigurdsson Statue

Jon Sigurdsson Statue (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.88586, W97.14631
denoted by symbol on the map above


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 October 2014

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