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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dow House (721 Mill Road, Boissevain, Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

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.

Dow House

Dow House (September 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Dow House

Dow House (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.23388, W100.05962
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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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