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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scott Memorial Orange Hall (216 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Designed by local architect James McDiarmid and built in 1902, this impressive three-storey building in downtown Winnipeg was occupied by the Loyal Orange Lodge, a fraternal organization. The hall was named in commemoration of Thomas Scott, a protagonist of Louis Riel who was killed during the 1870 Red River Resistance. In 2017, it became a municipally-designated historic building. After sustaining unrepairable damage to its foundation in late 2019, the building was demolished in February 2020.

Orange Hall

Orange Hall (circa 1903)
Source: An Illustrated Souvenir of Winnipeg by W. A. Martel & Sons.

Scott Memorial Hall

Scott Memorial Hall (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Scott Memorial Hall

Scott Memorial Hall (December 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Scott Memorial Hall

Scott Memorial Hall (December 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Scott Memorial Hall

Demolition of the Scott Memorial Hall (February 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90161, W97.13999
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba


Thomas Scott Memorial Orange Hall, Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, September 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 February 2020

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