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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bailey and Bickle Block (8 Morris Street North, Gladstone, Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

The two-storey brick building in Gladstone was constructed in 1896 for banker Wilson Shannon Bailey and harness-maker Henry James Bickle. Through the years, it has housed a variety of businesses, including a grocery, butcher, physician and, most recently, an insurance agency.

Bailey and Bickle Block

Bailey and Bickle Block (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Bailey and Bickle Block

Bailey and Bickle Block (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Bailey and Bickle Block

Bailey and Bickle Block (April 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.22598, W98.95061
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Wilson Shannon Bailey (1843-1916)

Memorable Manitobans: Henry James Bickle (1862-1951)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bickle House (47 Dennis Street East, Gladstone, Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)


Historical Buildings of Gladstone, Self Guided Tour, Gladstone: Gladstone Theatre Courtyard, 2007.

We thank George Penner and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 July 2021

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