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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (17 Waddell Avenue East, Dominion City, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

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This one-storey brick veneer building on Waddell Avenue East in Dominion City was built in 1960 by the Steinbach firm of Steinbach Lumber Yards Limited.

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1876-1883

Duncan McKerchar

1883-1910

Robert Taylor (1837-1910)

1910-1915

Margaret Jane Taylor (1850-1915)

1915-1928

Winona Gertrude Taylor Turner (1891-1928)

1928-1945

Hjalti S. Anderson (1883-1945)

1945-1951

John Grant Murchison (1882-1954)

1951-1981

William Alfred Taylor

Photos & Coordinates

Post office building at Dominion City

Post office building at Dominion City (June 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.14238, W97.15286
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Death registrations [Robert Taylor, Margaret Jane Taylor, Winona Turner, Hjalti Anderson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“$5 million in works contracts,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 January 1960, page 50.

“Work begins on new post office building,” Steinbach Carillon, 29 January 1960, page 17.

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 October 2020

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