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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wolfe Monument (Legislative Building, Winnipeg)

Major General James Wolfe (1727-1759) led the British forces and died in taking Quebec at the first Battle of the Plains of Abraham on 13 September 1759. Effective rule over Canada from France was thus ended and the cessation of Canada to Great Britain was completed in 1763. This statue is mounted on the west side of the Legislative Building, facing Osborne Street.

Wolfe Monument

Wolfe Monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Wolfe Monument

Wolfe Monument (October 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88440, W97.14716
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Historic Sites of Manitoba: General Wolfe School (Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg)


We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 June 2022

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