Nurse Myra Bennett House ... © Nurse Myra Bennett House Nurse Myra Bennett Myra Bennett was known along the 200 miles of coast of the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland & Labrador, that was her responsibility simply as "the nurse". The Evening Telegram once dubbed her "The Florence Nightingale of Newfoundland." But whatever she was called, she was the only medical assistance for many people along that isolated stretch of Newfoundland's coast. “A Life of Service” The Bennett House is located in the town of Daniel’s Harbour.  Built in 1922, this two story traditional house was home to Nurse Bennett for 68 years. In addition to the medical clinic, the house includes a kitchen, pantry, dining room, parlour, four  bedrooms and bathroom.  Period furniture, Nurse Bennett’s medical instruments and records will bring you the visitor, back in time to the 1920’s.  When visiting the Viking Trail, plan a tour of the Bennett House and experience the life of Nurse Bennett. This remarkable woman brought life saving skills to what was then an isolated, rugged Great Northern Peninsula.