Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fraser House (160 Newton Avenue, Winnipeg)

Built of logs in 1841 as the home for John Fraser, the structure became a municipally-designated historic site in April 1982. Responding to safety complaints from neighbors over the state of the building, its owner deconstructed the structure around 1989 and moved portions to a site in the Rural Municipality of Springfield where, as of 2012, it is still standing.

Remnants of the former Fraser House, now on a farm in the RM of Springfield

Remnants of the former Fraser House, now on a farm in the RM of Springfield (June 2012)
Source: Murray Peterson

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.94227, W97.11075
denoted by symbol on the map above


The Fraser homes – a tale of two houses,” Canstar Community News, June 2013.

We thank Murray Peterson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2021

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