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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Doris A. Janecke Plaque (Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg)

This plaque and planted tree are located in Saigon Park, on the north side of Ellice Avenue between Balmoral to Spence streets. It remembers her and eight others (Ameena Abrahain, Donna DeWitt, Manuel Matias, Maude Matias, Mary M. Nelson, Eva Stempkowski, Frank Taylor, Ruby Taylor) who lost their lives in the tragic Haselmere Apartment fire on 18 January 1974. The building had been located on the north-east corner of Ellice Avenue and Furby Street.

Doris A. Janecke Plaque (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Location (lat/long): N49.89292, W97.15348
denoted by symbol on the map above


“8 people dead in apartment fire”, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 January 1974, page 1.

Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 March 2012

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