Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. John’s Anglican Cathedral and Cemetery (135 Anderson Avenue, Winnipeg)
St. John’s is the oldest Anglican parish west of the Great Lakes. The graveyard around the massive church contains a veritable “Who’s Who” of Manitoba society from the 1800s through the present. A plaque, installed at the southwest corner of the Cathedral building in 1988 by the Manitoba Heritage Council, recognizes the long-term use of the site by the Anglican Church. The present Cathedral building was erected in 1926 on a design by local architects Gilbert Parfitt and Edgar Prain.
The building is a municipally-designated historic site.
St. John’s Cathedral and Cemetery (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Interior of St. John’s Cathedral and Cemetery (2016)
Source: Desiree Rolfe
Site Location (lat/long): N49.92081, W97.12420
denoted by symbol on the map above
“A History in Stone: A Self-Guided Tour of the Historic Graveyard of St. John’s Cathedral” (PDF format)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Birthplace of the Anglican Church in Western Canada Plaque (135 Anderson Avenue, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Paul’s Anglican Church (Middlechurch, RM of West St. Paul)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Andrew’s-on-the-Red Anglican Church and Cemetery (RM of St. Andrews)
Cathedral Church of St. John, MHS Centennial Organization.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
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 Desiree Rolfe for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 9 August 2016
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