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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cameron Building (Second Avenue W, Oak Lake, RM of Sifton)

This wood frame building at Oak Lake, in the Rural Municipality of Sifton, was constructed in the late 19th century for businessman Alexander A. Cameron. The main level of the two-storey portion was a general store while the upper floor, known as Cameron’s Hall, was used as a theatre, and for church services and other public events. The one-storey portion on the north side was formerly occupied by a branch of the Bank of Montreal.

Cameron Building

Cameron Building (March 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.76680, W100.63290
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Anderson Cameron (1864-1947)


Ox Trails to Blacktop by Oak Lake History Committee, 1982.

We thank Jean McQuarrie for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 May 2020

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