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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (719 Main Street, Birtle, Municipality of Prairie View)

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Postmasters | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The red brick post office building at Birtle in the Municipality of Prairie View was designed by Charles D. Sutherland (1879-1957), Chief Architect for the Department of Public Works at Ottawa. It was constructed in 1938.





James H. Wood (1828-1906)


Albert Beresford Wood


W. Hubert H. Wood


Charles E. Hall (1864-1912)


Eva Hall (1878-1942)


Percy Wilkinson (1889-1979)


Dick Leybourne Spencer (1898-1993)


George Arthur Wilkinson


Mrs. F. A. R. McArthur


Ronald AW. MacGranachan

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office Building at Birtle

Dominion Post Office Building at Birtle (March 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Dominion Post Office Building at Birtle

Dominion Post Office Building at Birtle (September 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.42223, W101.04776
denoted by symbol on the map above


Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 10 July 2021

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