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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 constructed in 1939.

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1892-1900

Samuel Mitchell

1901-1911

John Munroe Dow (1841-1911)

1911-1920

Edward Rankin Dow (1876-1920)

1920

Charles F. Warren

1920-1963

William Robert Peckham (1898-1997)

1963

Arthur Watts Best (1897-1975)

1963-1987

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

Sources:

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 October 2020

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