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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gibbs House (212 McLean Avenue, Selkirk)

This residence on McLean Avenue in Selkirk was built in 1921 by Roy Hooker for pharmacist Fred Gibbs. Although the verandah is characteristic of the Queen Anne style, it is more similar to Cottage style with its wood frame construction and horizontal wood siding and cedar shingles on the walls.

Gibbs House

Gibbs House (July 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Gibbs House

Gibbs House (June 2020)
Source: Oksana Preachuk

Gibbs House

Gibbs House (May 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14177, W96.87358
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historical Tour: Selkirk, Manitoba by Wendy G. Smulan
Manitoba History, Number 34, Autumn 1997

Sources:

We thank Oksana Preachuk and Jaydi Overwater (City of Selkirk, Culture Recreation & Green Transportation Department), Rose Kuzina, and George Penner for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 October 2022

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