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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Porter House (586 Stephen Street, Morden)

This fieldstone residence on Stephen Street in Morden is believed to have been built in 1895 for Alice Beatrice Dingle (1870-1956) and her fruit and confectionary merchant husband Duncan Daniel Stewart. A later occupant was grain merchant Benjamin Porter (?-?).

Porter House

Porter House (August 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.18965, W98.10811
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Duncan Daniel Stewart (1868-1940)


Obituary [Alice Beatrice Stewart], Winnipeg Tribune, 27 July 1956, page 26.

Morden's Mansions, Morden Historical Society, 1982.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Peter Cantelon for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 August 2022

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