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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Teulon Telephone Exchange Building (52 Main Street, Teulon)

This small, one-storey building on Main Street in Teulon was designed by Winnipeg architect Alexander D. Melville and built in 1938 to house local circuitry for the Manitoba Telephone System. It was used by the company until 1970 when a new building was constructed on Second Avenue Southeast.

Telephone Exchange Building at Teulon

Telephone Exchange Building at Teulon (April 2015)
Source: Ken Jacobs

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.38729, W97.26290
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:

“Tenders,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 May 1938, page 33.

They Came for the Future by Teulon and District History Book Committee, 1983, page 185.

We thank Ken Jacobs and Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 September 2022

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