Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 144 years

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (North Railway Street, Oak Lake, RM of Sifton)

Link to:
Postmasters | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This attractive brick post office in Oak Lake, in the Rural Municipality of Sifton, was built in 1930 by Brandon contractor Robert B. Dunsire at a cost of $18,750.





H. A. Roberts


D. H. Parker


George D. Miller


James Andrew


John Hood


Mrs. A. H. Campbell (1857-?)


William Cochrane (1884-1963)


Alvin Lancelot Burch


Armer Howard Girling


Hilda L. Fuller


Edna Tolton


Clarence S. Stefanson

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office in Oak Lake

Dominion Post Office in Oak Lake (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Dominion Post Office in Oak Lake

Dominion Post Office in Oak Lake (August 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Dominion Post Office in Oak Lake

Dominion Post Office in Oak Lake (May 2022)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.76633, W100.63197
denoted by symbol on the map above


“Local contractor gets award for new post office at Oak Lake,” Brandon Sun, 11 September 1930, page 2.

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 December 2022

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. The information is offered for historical interest only.

Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other

Inclusion in this collection does not confer special status or protection. Official heritage designation may only come from municipal, provincial, or federal governments. Some sites are on private property and permission to visit must be secured from the owner.

Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.

Send corrections and additions to this page
to the MHS Webmaster at

Search Tips | Suggest an Historic Site | FAQ

Help us keep history alive!

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2023 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.