The first owner of this house, dating to around 1890 and built at a cost of $815, is believed to have been Roderick Smith. The two-storey wood frame house remained in his family for 80 years. The two-storey wood frame structure sits on a fieldstone foundation. The windows are highlighted with ornamental detail. Inside, the front hall has the original light fixture, staircase, and lock and key.
Smith House (c1890)
Source: Mike Dixon
Smith House (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Smith House (May 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina
Smith House (June 2020)
Source: Oksana Preachuk
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14047, W96.87289
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Roderick Smith (1850-1925)
Historical Tour: Selkirk, Manitoba by Wendy G. Smulan
Manitoba History, Number 34, Autumn 1997
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (1036 Louise Avenue, Brandon)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (111 Park Boulevard, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (119 West Gate, Winnipeg)
Heritage Buildings of Selkirk, City of Selkirk.
We thank Mike Dixon, Rose Kuzina and Oksana Preachuk and Jaydi Overwater (City of Selkirk, Culture Recreation & Green Transportation Department) for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 27 August 2020
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