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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carman Memorial Hall (12 Second Avenue SW, Carman)

Built between 1919 and 1920, this three-storey brick structure in Carman commemorates those from Carman and the Rural Municipality of Dufferin who fought in the First World War. The first war memorial of its kind in Western Canada, it was opened officially on 24 May 1920 by Reeve Thomas Harrison and Mayor J. A. Munn. It presently houses business offices for the town and municipality. An unused theatre on the third floor was removed and the space was renovated into offices. The building was designated as a Municipal Heritage Site in 1994.

Carman Memorial Hall

Carman Memorial Hall (October 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Aerial view of the Carman Memorial Hall

Aerial view of the Carman Memorial Hall (June 2019)
Source: George Penner

Carman Memorial Hall

Carman Memorial Hall (October 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.50542, W98.00236
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Franklin Memorial Hall (Franklin, RM of Rosedale)

Sources:

“Formal opening of Memorial Hall,” Dufferin Leader, 20 May 1920, page 2.

Memorial Hall, 12-2nd Avenue SW, Carman, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Darryl Toews, Rose Kuzina, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 December 2020

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