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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wallis Block (506 Broadway Avenue, Killarney, RM of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

This two-storey brick block on Broadway Avenue in Killarney, built in 1890 by real estate developer Henry A. Wallis (1844-?), has retail space on the ground floor and offices on the second storey. A bakeshop was installed at the rear of the building, and several bakeries or grocery stores have operated here.

Wallis Block

Wallis Block (September 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.18337, W99.66361
denoted by symbol on the map above


1901 and 1911 Canada censuses, Automated Genealogy.

Reflections, 1882-1982: A Community History of the Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain and the Town of Killarney by the J. A. Victor David Museum and New Horizons, 1982, page 41.

Special Places in Killarney, Killarney Special Places Project, Virtual Manitoba.

This page was prepared by George Penner, Anne Brazeau, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 September 2022

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