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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elkhorn Telephone Exchange Building (210 Richhill Avenue West, Elkhorn, RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

This small one-storey frame building formally located at the northwest corner of Richhill Avenue West and Wexford Street in Elkhorn was designed by architect Alexander D. Melville and built in 1932 to house local circuitry for the Manitoba Telephone System. The building has been demolished and the site is now occupied by a private residence although the flagpole and front fence from the telephone building are still present.

Elkhorn Telephone Exchange Building

Elkhorn Telephone Exchange Building (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2020-0046

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.97545, W101.23673
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander D. Melville (1873-1949)

MHS Centennial Business: Manitoba Government Telephones / Manitoba Telephone System / MTS Allstream / Bell MTS

Sources:

Steel and Grass Roots: 1882-1982 by Elkhorn and District Historical Society, 1982, page 134.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 July 2022

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