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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Thiessen House (RM of Morris)

This two-storey residence in the Rural Municipality of Morris is believed to have been built in 1918, using four carloads of concrete blocks shipped from Steinbach and hauled from Lowe Farm by horse-drawn wagons, for the family of Aron A. Thiessen, who immigrated from Russia in 1875.

Thiessen House

Thiessen House (April 2012)
Source: Lorne Thompson, RM of Morris

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.31987, W97.64082
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks

Sources:

We thank the Rural Municipality of Morris for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 January 2020

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