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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sara House (100 Niagara Street, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey wood frame house on Niagara Street in Winnipeg, with a distinctive cobblestone porch, was built in 1916 for engineer Richard Allan Sara.

Occupants

Period

Occupant

1916-1918

Richard Allan Sara (1888-1963)

1918-1929

Israel Bennetto (1860-1946)

?-1940

Thomas Farrar Smellie (1880-1963)

1940-?

E. G. Frere

?-1945

Robson Armitage

Photos & Coordinates

Sara House

Sara House (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87541, W97.18467
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Photographers: Israel Bennetto (1860-1946)

Sources:

“R. A. Sara resigns as sales manager for Light Department,” Winnipeg Tribune, 19 August 1918, page 5.

“Fine home for sale,” Winnipeg Tribune, 21 August 1918, page 2.

Richard A. Sara House, 100 Niagara Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

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

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 August 2020

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