Riel House National Historic Site


After Louis Riel's 1885 execution for treason, his body was brought to his family home before being buried in St-Boniface Basilica. Riel grew up on this farm in a cabin by the river; the 1880s house now on display housed his descendants as recently as the 1960s. Now surrounded by subdivisions, the house is 9km south of the city center.

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