Historic Sites of Manitoba: Maclan Cottage (253 Gimli Road, Whytewold, Dunnottar)

Dating to the first decade of the 20th century, this wood frame cottage at Dunnottar, with a steep pyramidal hipped roof and wraparound porch, was probably built by Samuel Spink for his wife Agnes Ann Maguinnis (1856-1925) and their family. It passed into the possession of their daughter Pearl Alma Maud Spink (1886-1962) and her husband Harry Cecil McWilliams. Six generations of the McWilliams family have lived here.

Maclan Cottage

Maclan Cottage (November 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.45972, W96.95222
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Spink (1850-1916)

Memorable Manitobans: Harry Cecil McWilliams (1885-1949)


Make History: Preserve Manitoba's Past - Special Places, Dunnottar Inventory of Heritage Sites. Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport, 2010.

Dunnottar’s Significant Heritage Buildings, Heritage Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 1 June 2024

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