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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office (339 Main Street, Manitou, Municipality of Pembina)

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

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1879-1892

Alexander Bethune

1893-1921

James Huston (1845-1922)

1922-1949

George Pipe (1880-1949)

1949-1959

Wesley Everett Davidson

1959-1979

George Arthur Sanders

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office Building at Manitou

Dominion Post Office Building at Manitou (July 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.24127, W98.53744
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

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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