Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cook's Electric Building (251 Nelson Street, Virden)

This one-storey brick building on Nelson Street in Virden dates to the 1890s. It originally housed a music shop, bookstore, and piano dealership operated by Edward “Ed” Boggs (1871-1936).

Cook's Electric Building

Cook's Electric Building (September 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84961, W100.93217
denoted by symbol on the map above


Cook's Electric Building - 251 Nelson Street, Virden Downtown Heritage District.

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This page was prepared by George Penner, Anne Brazeau, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 August 2022

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