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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Young House (RM of Victoria)

Ontario-born William Edwin Young homesteaded the west half of 27-7-12W in 1879, in what is now the Rural Municipality of Victoria. In 1900 he and his wife built this large stone house. Since then, at least five generations of the Young family have lived in it. Built of granite stones hauled from the Assiniboine River on a horse-drawn bobsled, the interior retains much of its original finish including tin ceiling panels, wainscoting, and decorative mouldings and woodwork. The building is a municipally designated historic site as of 1997.

Young House

Young House (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Young House

Young House (August 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.59244, W99.02393
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Young House (40 West Gate, Winnipeg)


Young House, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 February 2022

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