Manitoba Heritage Council Commemorative Plaques

Major General James Wolfe

Major General James Wolfe
(Courtesy of the Archives of Manitoba)
Installed 1958
West Entrance
Legislative Building
Osborne Street, Winnipeg

Major-General James Wolfe (1727-1759) who led the British forces and died in taking Quebec at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham on September 13, 1759. His victory won Canada for the British Crown and marked the beginning of the union of French and British in Canada.