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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (602 Burrows Road, McCreary, Municipality of McCreary)

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Postmasters | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This one-storey brick post office building on Burrows Road in McCreary was constructed in 1962 by the Nils Anderson Construction Company of McCreary, at a cost of $17,951.

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1897-1898

James Elliott

1898-1901

Robert McLean

1901

Wilfrid Ledoux

1901-1903

Alice L. Ledoux (?-1903)

1903-1912

A. Ledoux

1912-1927

Benjamin Franklin Sparks (1884-1927)

1927-1945

Elizabeth Emily Sparks (1884-1973)

1945-1952

Hans Owen Hanson

1952

Miss Alice Deschenes

1952-1954

Douglas Wilson McDonald

1954

Margarie M. Greentree

1955-1985

Arnold Robert Lindsay

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office Building at McCreary

Dominion Post Office Building at McCreary (May 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.77298, W99.49208
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Death registration [Benjamin Franklin Sparks], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Public work contracts awarded,” Brandon Sun, 22 January 1962, page 9.

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2020

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