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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gunn and Nichol Block (427 Main Street, Manitou, Municipality of Pembina)

This two-storey brick building on Main Street in Manitou was constructed in 1903 for hardware merchants Duncan Gunn and H. Nichol. Through the years, it has hosted a harness shop, funeral parlour, furniture store, and armoury during the Second World War. The second floor serves as residential space.

Gunn and Nichol Block

Gunn and Nichol Block (July 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Gunn and Nichol Block

Gunn and Nichol Block (August 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.24242, W98.53621
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Manitou, Step Back in Time by Manitou Pembina Municipal Heritage Committee, no date.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 December 2020

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