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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Telephone Exchange Building (27 Crescent Avenue West, Souris, Municipality of Souris-Glenwood)

This small brick building on Crescent Avenue West in Souris was designed by architect Alexander D. Melville and erected in 1928 for the Manitoba Telephone System. It was in use as an insurance office at the time of a 2020 site visit.

Telephone Exchange Building at Souris

Telephone Exchange Building at Souris (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.61699, W100.25952
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Sources:

“Tenders,” Manitoba Free Press, 30 July 1928, page 43.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2020

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