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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith House (227 Oxford Street, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey house in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was built in 1914 for Benjamin B. Smith.

Occupants

Period

Occupant

1914-1920

Benjamin Billingsley Smith (1881-1975)

1925-1930

William McCullough

1940

Edwin J. Brownlee

1950

Ewan Alexander MacPherson [McPherson] (1879-1954)

1960

Dr. G. M. Arnott

1970

Raymond Scouten

1980-1990

David W. Bennett

Photos & Coordinates

Smith House

Smith House (April 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87108, W97.17614
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Benjamin Billingsley Smith (1881-1975)

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)

Sources:

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Benjamin Billingsley Smith House, 227 Oxford Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 March 2020

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