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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robert Burns Statue (Kennedy Street, Winnipeg)

This statue, on the east grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building in Winnipeg, commemorates Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759-1796). It was erected in 1936 by the Winnipeg Burns Club No. 197 with the assistance of W. A. Weir.

Robert Burns Statue

Robert Burns Statue (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88525, W97.14516
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Legislative Building (450 Broadway, Winnipeg)


“City’s backstreet offer declined as Legislative site found for statue,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 August 1936, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 February 2021

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