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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pulford House (39 East Gate, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick structure in the Armstrong’s Point area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect Pall Melsted “Paul” Clemens and constructed in 1907 for Alfred Henry Pulford. It was turned into a duplex in 1938 and a triplex in 1966.





Alfred Henry Pulford (1865-1937)


James Thomson (1859-1933)


Helen Flett Thomson (1863-1944)


C. S. Jones


W. B. and Mary Riley


Blanche Van Ginkel


Richard “Rich” Zurba (c1924-2012)
Vonne Datzkiw Zurba (?-2014)


Walter and June Cowan

Photos & Coordinates

Pulford House

Pulford House (January 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87829, W97.15560
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Pall Melsted “Paul” Clemens (1870-1966)

Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Henry Pulford (1865-1937)

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


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

Obituary [Richard Zurba], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 March 2012.

Obituary [Vonne Zurba], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 February 2014.

We thank Monika Keddy for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 March 2023

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