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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hamiota Telephone Exchange Building (59 Fourth Avenue, Hamiota, Municipality of Hamiota)

A small one-storey building on Fourth Avenue in Hamiota was designed by Winnipeg architect Alexander D. Melville and built in 1936 to house local circuitry for the Manitoba Telephone System. It was used by the company until 30 May 1968 when a new building was opened at the corner of Third Street and Oak Avenue. This building was demolished in 2005 and the site is now unoccupied.

Hamiota Telephone Exchange Building

Hamiota Telephone Exchange Building (2005)
Source: Ken Jacobs

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.17986, W100.59700
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:

Hamiota: Grains of the Century, 1884-1984 by Hamiota Centennial History Committee, 1984, page 166.

Hamiota: Exploring Our Heritage, 1991, page 5.

This page was prepared by Jordan Makichuk, Ken Jacobs, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 September 2022

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