Built around 1910, the stately Dow House on Mill Road in Boissevain, a municipally-designated historic site, is a large and finely detailed red brick dwelling of four-square design, with a well-conceived verandah and strong roof line. The well-known Boissevain landmark housed the prominent George Dow family for over 80 years, including businessman Edward Dow, also the town’s Mayor (1946-1968) and a provincial politician.
Memorable Manitobans: Edward Ingo Dow (1904-1992)
Memorable Manitobans: George Edward Dow (1929-2011)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
Dow House, 721 Mill Road, Boissevain, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.
Page revised: 26 December 2020
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