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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Benard House (40 East Gate, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick structure on East Gate in the Armstrong’s Point area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect George William Northwood and constructed in 1912 for Aime Benard.

Occupants/Owners

Period

Occupant/Owner

1912-1916

Aime Benard (1873-1938)

1916-1918

Halfdar Rudolf Soot (1859-1918)

1918-1943

William Herriot (1862-1943)

1943-1947

Jane Margaret Thomas Herriot (1877-1966)

1947-1956

John Danylchuk - converted to rental triplex

1956-1959

Dr. M. J. Stolar - converted to rental duplex

1959-1961

Myrtle Gooch

1961-1970

F. L. Ernest

1970-?

Various

?-?

Les Soeurs de Misericorde de Winnipeg

?-1995

Robert and Myrna Ferguson

1995-2002

M. Katz

2002-2004

Leo Drory and Donna Hicks

2004-?

Gary Goodwin and Teresa Cavert

Photos & Coordinates

Benard House

Benard House (January 2018)
Source: George Penner

Benard House

Benard House (December 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87791, W97.15625
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George William Northwood (1876-1959)

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

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Benard House (454 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Benard House (25 Middle Gate, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Benard House (45 Middle Gate, Winnipeg)

Sources:

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

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

Page revised: 6 August 2022

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