An impressive two-storey, brick structure in Emerson, in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin, was built by local contractor David Wright in 1905 using concrete blocks. It was built for local pharmacist and municipal official Ezra Casselman and his family.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Emerson Baptist Church (Third Street, Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Emerson Presbyterian Church Manse (129 Park Street, Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)
Memorable Manitobans: Ezra Casselman (1860-1941)
MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks
We thank Wayne Arseny and George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 17 January 2020
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