Selkirk has so many historic houses — some of which you probably pass by every day without even realizing!

Take a walk, bike, or drive through Selkirk and discover the history of our heritage houses and read all about them along the way.

Gilbart Funeral Home

309 Eveline Street The four-generation business, Gilbart Funeral Home, begins with James Maurice Gilbart. Maurice and his wife, Muriel Dixon were married in their hometown of Elkhorn, Manitoba. When they moved to Winnipeg, Maurice found work at Leatherdale Gardiner Funeral Home. Having found his passion, Maurice wrote and passed his exams to become a funeral…

The photo shows the front and the side of the house. A larger home with a a frontal sunroom attached to the porch.

Holloway House

233 Eveline Street Built prior to 1894 for F. E. Holloway who was a local businessman, this 1 1⁄2 storey home is topped by a hipped roof with dormers. The original chimney is on the south side of the building. In 1920, the assessor noted a barn and a henhouse were also present. Holloway House…