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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Thorson Cottage (Fourth Avenue, Gimli, RM of Gimli)

The Thorson Cottage was built in 1918 for Gimli mayor Stefan Thorson who sold it, seven years later, to businessman Jacob Greenberg. It was owned by the Ludlow family for many years then, in 1997, by the Blicq family. It is a municipally-designated historic site.

Thorson Cottage

Thorson Cottage (May 2017)
Source: Christine Loff

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.63510, W96.99074
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Stefan Thorson (1858-1934)

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Thorarinn Thorson (1889-1978)

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Gustav “Charlie” Thorson (1890-1966)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Thorson House / Kristjanson House (32 Lake Avenue, Gimli, RM of Gimli)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historical Tours in Manitoba: Walking Tour of Gimli

Sources:

Thorson Cottage, Gimli Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Christine Loff.

Page revised: 18 April 2020

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