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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kowalewich General Store (Garland, Municipality of Ethelbert)

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The village of Garland, in what is now the Municipality of Ethelbert, was established in 1899 when the Burrows Lumber Company opened a mill here. One of the early residents was Andrew Kowalewich, who opened a general store in 1913. Renting it out in 1916 to pursue other business endeavours, he re-entered the retail business in 1934 with his sons, to operate Kowalewich Brothers General Store. The store, a municipally-designated historic site (1997), closed in 1979. The building has been demolished.

Kowalewich General Store

Kowalewich General Store (no date)
Source: Manitoba Historic Resources Branch

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.65055, W100.45910
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

Andrew Kowalewich General Store, Lot 13, Garland, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2022

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