Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (Main Street North, Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

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This one-storey brick post office building at Gilbert Plains in the Municipality of Gilbert Plains was designed by Charles D. Sutherland (1879-1957), Chief Architect for the Department of Public Works at Ottawa. It was constructed in 1939.





Samuel Mitchell


John Munroe Dow (1841-1911)


Edward Rankin Dow (1876-1920)


Charles F. Warren


William Robert Peckham (1898-1997)


Arthur Watts Best (1897-1975)


Leslie Arnold Agar

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office at Gilbert Plains

Dominion Post Office at Gilbert Plains (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.15003, W100.48871
denoted by symbol on the map above


Death registration [Edward Rankin Dow], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [William Robert Peckham], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 January 1997, page 62.

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 September 2022

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