Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 143 years


Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (587 Second Avenue, Rivers, Municipality of Riverdale)

Link to:
Postmasters | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This one-storey brick building on Second Avenue in Rivers was constructed in 1936 as a post office, still in use as of 2020.

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1908-1911

W. R. Head

1911-1939

Robert Nelson Dunsmore (1867-1949)

1939-1961

George Merwyn Henderson (1896-?)

1961

Miss Emily Margaret Frank

1962-1966

George R. Allen

1966

Miss Emily Margaret Frank

1966-1985

Wilbur Charles Barrett

1985-1986

Sylvia Maloney

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office Building at Rivers

Dominion Post Office Building at Rivers (June 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.03105, W100.24022
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

The Story of Rivers by Graham Franklin Barker, 1963, page 97.

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2020

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

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

Please note that inclusion in this collection does not mean that a particular site has special status or protection. Some sites are on private property and permission must be secured from the owner prior to visiting.

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 webmaster@mhs.mb.ca.

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

© 1998-2022 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.