Historic Sites of Manitoba: Merchants Bank Building / Russell Banner Building (310 Main Street, Russell, Municipality of Russell-Binscarth)

This two-storey brick building in downtown Russell originally housed the local branch of the Merchants Bank of Canada. Built in 1915, it replaced an earlier bank building that dated from 1906. For more than 50 years, it was home to the local newspaper, the Russell Banner, until it moved out in 2003.

Merchants Bank Building / Russell Banner Building

Merchants Bank Building / Russell Banner Building (August 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.78157, W101.28774
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Merchants Bank of Canada

Manitoba Business: Russell Banner


Russell Historical Walking Tour, Asessippi Parkland Tourism.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 March 2020

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