The former post office building in Virden was completed by local contractor W. T. Manser in 1914, using dark red brick from the Alsip Brick and Tile Company of Winnipeg and limestone trim from the quarry at Garson. In addition to postal business, the building also housed the RCMP office for a time. It has since been renovated as a multi-resident apartment block.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scott Block (272 Main Street, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old Post Office Building (221 Nelson Street, Virden)
Virden Downtown Heritage District by Ken Storie, 2010.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 11 January 2020
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