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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Leland Hotel / Oakland Hotel (130 North Railway Street, Oak Lake, RM of Sifton)

A hotel at Oak Lake in the Rural Municipality of Sifton was built in 1885 by a Mr. Cook. Originally known as the Leland Hotel, it was renamed the Oakland Hotel at some point. Its front facade was renovated extensively and, at the time of a 2011 site visit, the building was vacant. It was demolished soon afterward.

Street view of Oak Lake with the Leland Hotel at right

Street view of Oak Lake with the Leland Hotel at right (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2015-0125

Parade in front of the Leland Hotel

Parade in front of the Leland Hotel (July 1912)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2015-0124

The former Oakland Hotel building

The former Oakland Hotel building (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.76624, W100.63102
denoted by symbol on the map above


Ox Trails to Blacktop by Oak Lake History Committee, 1982.

We thank Barry Flett for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2021

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