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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tupper House (145 Middle Gate, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick structure on Middle Gate in the Armstrong’s Point area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect Walter Chesterton and constructed by builder Sinclair Balsor Ritchie in 1896 for William Johnston Tupper. Named “Elmhurst” by the Tupper family, it was duplexed in 1949 by owner Fred May and, at that time, acquired a second address, 155 East Gate.

Occupants/Owners

Period

Occupant/Owner

1896-1947

William Johnston Tupper (1862-1947)

1948-1974

Frederick William Stuart “Fred” May (1903-1974)

1974-c1993

William Dennis May

c1993-?

Donald and Brenda Hillman

Photos & Coordinates

Tupper House

Tupper House (April 2017)
Source: George Penner

Tupper House

Tupper House (March 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87513, W97.15449
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Walter Chesterton (1845-1931)

Memorable Manitobans: Sinclair Balsor Ritchie (1855-1933)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tupper House (147 West Gate, Winnipeg)

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Armstrong’s Point by Patricia Thomson

Sources:

Armstrong's Point: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, Winnipeg: Heritage Winnipeg Corporation, 2009.

We thank Pat Thomson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner, Rose Kuzina, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2021

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