“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Brandon, Manitoba

Brandon College Marker image, Touch for more information
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 19, 2022
Brandon College Marker
1 Manitoba, Brandon — Brandon College
Higher Education in Western Manitoba traces its beginnings to Rapid city where in 1880 the Baptist community established Prairie College. In 1884 it was succeeded by the McKee Academy which moved to Brandon in 1890. Brandon College was . . . Map (db m204698) HM
2 Manitoba, Brandon — Central Fire Station #1637 Princess Avenue
Designed by W. A. Elliot, one of Brandon’s most prominent architects, the Central Fire Station was built in 1911 and stands on the site of its 1882-1893 predecessor. Elliot’s youngest son, Egbert, proposed the addition of the Station’s Tower. The . . . Map (db m204876) HM
3 Manitoba, Brandon — Daly House122 18th Street
Brandon's first mayor, Thomas Mayne Daly, hired local architect firm McCoskie & Co. to design this house for him in 1882 during Brandon's first decade of settlement. Daly was also appointed as Canada's first Juvenile Court Judge in 1909. This . . . Map (db m204875) HM
4 Manitoba, Brandon — Prairie College1880- 1883
This cairn is faced with stone from the walls of Prairie College, the forerunner to Brandon College and Brandon University. It was constructed in 1999, Brandon University's Centennial Year. Prairie College was the first post-secondary educational . . . Map (db m204700) HM
5 Manitoba, Brandon — Sir Clifford Sifton1861-1929
[English] Born near London, Upper Canada, Sifton as lawyer, politician, businessman and principal owner of the influential Manitoba Free Press, had great impact on Canadian development. As a member of the Manitoba Cabinet, he . . . Map (db m200468) HM
6 Manitoba, Brandon — Thomas Mayne Daly
In 1881 Thomas Mayne Daly arrived in Manitoba from his native town of Stradford, Ontario and began his distinguished legal and political career in Brandon. Elected the first Mayor of Brandon in 1882, Daly actively promoted civic development in . . . Map (db m204701) HM
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May. 29, 2023