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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Port Staff House / Television Station CHGH (Polar Bear Honor Street, Churchill)

A three-storey, concrete block building on a hill near Cape Merry in Churchill was built around 1950 to accommodate staff of the nearby grain terminal. It was later used as by television station CHGH and is now abandoned and boarded up. In 2017, its exterior was painted as part of a public art program.

The former Port Staff House

The former Port Staff House (July 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Port Staff House

The former Port Staff House (July 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N58.77877, W94.18851
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Churchill Grain Elevator and Port (Hudson Bay, Churchill)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Douglas Warren “Doug” Ritchie (c1923-1975)

Sources:

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by Manitoba Heritage Grant 18F-H49829.

We thank Shelley Batstone for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 March 2020

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