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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hettle House (653 Stephen Street, Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

This two-storey house in Boissevain is known for its architecture and John Hettle, a noted implement dealer and farmer and municipal councillor and Liberal MLA. The house is of the Queen Anne style that was popular in the first decade of the 20th century. Around 1910, the Hettle family moved into this house with a varied floor plan (possible because of its construction of wood frame), large and varied window openings, a wrap-around porch delicately detailed in wood, all rendered in golds and whites.

Hettle House

Hettle House (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Hettle House

Hettle House (August 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Hettle House

Hettle House (August 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.23242, W100.05751
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Hettle (1842-1897)


Boissevain Special Places, Heritage Manitoba.

This page was prepared by George Penner, Rose Kuzina, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 October 2019

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