Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years

Historic Sites of Manitoba: West House (323 Eveline Street, Selkirk)

This Queen Anne-style residence on Eveline Street in Selkirk was built in 1888 by Robert Moncrieff and Frank Wright for Charles Henry West. The 1½-storey structure, with horizontal wood siding on a wood frame, sits on a stone foundation. A bay window protrudes into the open verandah, which is supported by columns and the walls are trimmed with bargeboard and shingles. Although the interior has been altered, and a door and window in the front have been removed, it still has the original woodwork, staircase, and wood flooring.

West House

West House (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

West House

West House (December 2017)
Source: George Penner

West House

West House (May 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

West House

West House (June 2020)
Source: Oksana Preachuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14063, W96.87327
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Henry West (1849-1905)

Historical Tour: Selkirk, Manitoba by Wendy G. Smulan
Manitoba History, Number 34, Autumn 1997


We thank George Penner, 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

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.

Search Tips | Suggest a Site | FAQ | Acknowledgements

Send inquiries to the MHS Webmaster.

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 Policy

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.