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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dauphin Legion Hall / Dauphin Armoury (309 Main Street North, Dauphin)

This two-storey brick building on Main Street North in Dauphin was designed by local municipal engineer Harold Sprenger (1889-?) and constructed in 1921, by volunteer labour using donated materials, for the local branch of the Great War Veterans Association (later the Royal Canadian Legion). The hall served as an armoury from late 1927 until being closed in April 1970. The town library occupied space in the building from 1949 to 1958.

Dauphin Legion Hall

Dauphin Legion Hall (February 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.15159, W100.04798
denoted by symbol on the map above


Attestation papers [Harold Sprenger], Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

“Military ball,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 15 December 1927, page 1.

“Armory will close by April 1,” Dauphin Herald, 7 January 1970, page 2.

Dauphin: A Historical Walking Tour, City of Dauphin.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 November 2021

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