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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old Deloraine Bank Vault (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

This field-stone bank vault, erected at the original site of Deloraine, in what is now the Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester, was abandoned when the Canadian Pacific Railway passed to the north of the town. Most buildings were relocated to the present town site but the vault could not be moved. It is now enclosed by a fence in the yard of the farmer who purchased the former town site in 1895. The vault, a municipally-designated heritage building (1993), is on private property so permission is required to view it.

Old Deloraine Bank Vault

Old Deloraine Bank Vault (August 2007)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Old Deloraine Bank Vault

Old Deloraine Bank Vault (September 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.15863, W100.40776
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hazeldean School No. 195 (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arden Bank Vault (Arden, Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old Deloraine Bank Vault (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: The “Old Mound” and Bank Vault (Municipality of Louise)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bank of Toronto Vault (Holmfield, Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Red Deer Lumber Company and Bank Vault (Northern Manitoba)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba


A Few Notes on Old Deloraine by William Harold Bell, Manitoba Pageant, Volume 17, Number 2, Winter 1972

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2022

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