Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (1036 Louise Avenue, Brandon)

A two-storey brick building at the southeast corner of Eleventh Street and Louise Avenue in Brandon was built as the residence for John E. Smith, a well-known local farmer and horse breeder. From the 1950s until 1984, it housed the Brandon Allied Art Centre. Since then it has served as a community group home, the Welcome Inn. It is on a Significant Buildings List pending evaluation by the Brandon Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee.

Smith House

Smith House (November 2017)
Source: George Penner

Smith House

Smith House (August 2023)
Source: Eva Janssen

Smith House

Smith House (August 2023)
Source: Eva Janssen

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84360, W99.95247
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John E. Smith (1849-1919)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (322 Eveline Street, Selkirk)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (111 Park Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (119 West Gate, Winnipeg)


We thank Eva Janssen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 2 September 2023

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