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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minnedosa Armoury (First Avenue SW, Minnedosa)

This one-storey brick building on First Avenue Southwest in Minnedosa was built in 1913 as the local armoury. Closed by the federal government in late 1966, the following year its operation was taken over by a committee of local residents and used as a community centre. After a new community hall was built in late 1996, the building was taken over by the Rolling River School Division for use by its Maintenance Department.

The former Minnedosa Armoury

The former Minnedosa Armoury (May 2021)
Source: George Penner

The former Minnedosa Armoury

The former Minnedosa Armoury (July 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.24803, W99.83960
denoted by symbol on the map above


Minnedosa and Her Neighbors by George Harland, Minnedosa: Murray Printing, page 41.

“Minnedosa council bids to buy ‘closed’ armoury,” Brandon Sun, 24 November 1966, page 15.

“Armoury becomes community centre,” Brandon Sun, 29 May 1968, page 7.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 July 2022

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