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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Meighen House (131 Dufferin Avenue East, Portage la Prairie)

This house in Portage la Prairie is believed to have been built in the late 1890s. From about 1908 to 1915, it was occupied by Arthur Meighen (1874-1960), to date the only Manitoban to serve as Prime Minister of Canada. In 2010, it was commemorated with a plaque in the Memorable Manitobans: The Homes program.

Arthur Meighen House

Arthur Meighen House (May 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.97019, W98.28889
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Meighen (1874-1960)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Meighen Monument (Island Park, Portage la Prairie)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

Sources:

Arthur Meighen: A Biography, The Door of Opportunity (Volume 1) by Roger Graham, Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company (1960).

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 August 2019

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