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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Haffner House (71 West Gate, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick structure on West Gate in the Armstrong’s Point area of Winnipeg was designed by local architects Lewis H. Jordan and Walter Percy Over, and built in 1914 by Claydon Brothers for Ernest Forster Haffner.

Occupants/Owners

Period

Occupant/Owner

1914-1942

Ernest Forster Haffner (1876-1942)

1942-1944

Flossie McEachern Haffner (1881-1971)

1944-1948

Alex B. Starikoff

1948-1961

Walter J. R. Wilson

1961-1966

Peter and Mary Reeve

1966-1982

Richard Wiese

1982-1991

David Orlikow (1918-1998)

1991-?

John and Louise Clark

Photos & Coordinates

Haffner House

Haffner House (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87727, W97.15790
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Walter Percy Over (1874-1944)

Manitoba Business: Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited

Sources:

Armstrong's Point: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, Winnipeg: Heritage Winnipeg Corporation, 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2022

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