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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 members of the Winnipeg Burns Club No. 197, including Alexander Jamieson and William Anderson 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)

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Jamieson (1868-1959)

Memorable Manitobans: William Anderson Weir (1859-1946)


“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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