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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McCowan House (39 Second Street SW, Portage la Prairie)

This two-storey brick Queen Anne Revival-style dwelling on Second Street SW in Portage la Prairie was built in 1903 for pioneer and municipal official David McCowan. The building is a municipally designated historic site.

McCowan House

McCowan House (November 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

McCowan House

McCowan House (August 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.97202, W98.29403
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David McCowan (1849-1930)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


McCowan House, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2021

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