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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (322 Eveline Street, Selkirk)

The first owner of this house, dating to around 1890 and built at a cost of $815, is believed to have been Roderick Smith. The two-storey wood frame house remained in his family for 80 years. The two-storey wood frame structure sits on a fieldstone foundation. The windows are highlighted with ornamental detail. Inside, the front hall has the original light fixture, staircase, and lock and key.

Smith House

Smith House (c1890)
Source: Mike Dixon

Smith House

Smith House (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Smith House

Smith House (May 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Smith House

Smith House (June 2020)
Source: Oksana Preachuk

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14047, W96.87289
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Roderick Smith (1850-1925)

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

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (1036 Louise Avenue, Brandon)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (111 Park Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (119 West Gate, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Heritage Buildings of Selkirk, City of Selkirk.

We thank Mike Dixon, 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

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