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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Daly House Museum (122 Eighteenth Street, Brandon)

This grand brick home, one of the oldest structures in Brandon, was designed by Winnipeg architect Edward McCoskrie and built in 1882 for Thomas Mayne Daly. When Daly moved to British Columbia in 1896, he sold it to his law partner, George R. Coldwell. The house later served as a children’s shelter then, in 1976, it was taken over by a non-profit organization which renovated and reopened it two years later as a museum. On the grounds of the museum is a plaque commemorating Daly, erected by the Historic Sites Advisory Board of Manitoba.

Daly House Museum

Daly House Museum (September 2012)
Source: Eileen Trott

Gardens beside the museum

Gardens beside the museum (2015)
Source: Eileen Trott

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84805, W99.96196
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Mayne Daly (1852-1911)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: LaPlont Block (924 Rosser Avenue, Brandon)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brandon General Museum and Archives (19 Ninth Street, Brandon)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Daly House Museum


Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

We thank Eileen Trott for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page updated: 14 December 2017

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