A brick building on Tenth Street in Brandon was designed by local architect William Alexander Elliott and built by contractor Charles Wesley Hall as the Cecil Hotel. It was destroyed in a suspected arson fire in September 1981.
Memorable Manitobans: William Alexander Elliott (1866-1957)
Memorable Manitobans: Charles Wesley Hall (1866-1945)
“Harry Johnson’s fine new Hotel Cecil,” Brandon Sun, 2 March 1911, page 52.
“Arson suspected in Cecil Hotel fire,” Brandon Sun, 1 September 1981, page 1.
We thank Rob McInnes and Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 18 February 2023
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