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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brandon Citizens’ Science Building / Knowles-Douglas Students Union Centre (270 Eighteenth Street, Brandon)

Constructed between 1922 and 1923 on a design by Brandon architect David Marshall, the three-storey Brandon Citizens’ Science Building had been intended as part of a larger science complex. With funds provided by private subscriptions in Brandon and elsewhere in western Canada, the building was made of Manitoba limestone and locally produced brick by Winnipeg contractor Ebenezer Claydon. A provincially-designated historic site, its present name commemorates two noteworthy graduates: Tommy Douglas and Stanley Knowles.

Brandon Citizen's Science Building

Brandon Citizens’ Science Building (October 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Brandon Citizens’ Science Building commemorative plaque

Brandon Citizens’ Science Building commemorative plaque (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84483, W99.96278
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brandon College and Clark Hall Buildings (270 Eighteenth Street, Brandon)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites

Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Clement “Tommy” Douglas (1904-1986)

Memorable Manitobans: Stanley Howard Knowles (1908-1997)

Sources:

Brandon Citizen’s Science Building (Knowles-Douglas Student Union Centre) 270 - 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 15 October 2019

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