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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Empire Publishing Building (300 Nelson Street West, Virden)

This two-storey brick building, dating from around 1905, was home to the Empire Publishing Company, Virden’s oldest, continuously-operating business. It publishes the Virden Empire-Advance newspaper.

Empire Publishing Building

Empire Publishing Building (July 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Empire Publishing Building

Empire Publishing Building (May 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84945, W100.93337
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old Post Office Building (221 Nelson Street West, Virden)

MHS Centennial Business: Virden Empire-Advance

Sources:

Virden Downtown Heritage District Assessment by Ken Storie, 2010.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 July 2015

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