Historic Sites of Manitoba: Burridge House / Margaret Scott Nursing Mission (99 George Avenue, Winnipeg)
This two-storey residence on George Avenue in Winnipeg was designed by local architect Charles Henry Wheeler and constructed in 1893 by contractor Sinclair Balsor Ritchie for businessman James Burridge. In 1904, it became the home of the Margaret School Nursing Mission and the building was later the home for nurse and community activist Margaret Scott.
In 2013, the building was commemorated with a plaque in the Memorable Manitobans: The Homes program. In March 2014, it became a municipally-designated historic site.
Staff of nurses on the front steps of the Margaret Scott Nursing Mission (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Margaret Scott Nursing Mission, MG10, B9. Helena Macvicar, Margaret Scott: A Tribute, p. 16.
The former Scott Nursing Mission (May 2017)
Source: George Penner
Commemorative plaque for the former Scott Nursing Mission (May 2017)
Source: George Penner
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90162, W97.13111
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Charles Henry Wheeler (1838-1917)
Memorable Manitobans: Sinclair Balsor Ritchie (1855-1933)
Memorable Manitobans: James Burridge (1841-1912)
Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Scott (1855-1931)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scott House (Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scott House (205 Eaton, Selkirk)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
MHS Resources: Memorable Manitobans: The Homes
“New residences,” Winnipeg Tribune, 10 April 1893, page 8.
“Homes get heritage designation,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 March 2014, page B3.
We thank Robert Hill for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.
Page revised: 8 September 2023
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