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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Allinson School No. 2144 (RM of Macdonald)

This site at SE29-8-2W in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald was the location of Allinson School. Established formally in January 1926, its enrollment decreased in the 1930s and the school was forced to close, with students in this area going to Upland School. In 1967, the district was consolidated with Starbuck Consolidated School No. 1150. The school building sat vacant for some years but was later sold and moved to a farm yard where it was used as a workshop.

Allinson School

Allinson School (1920s) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 103.

Allinson School

Commemorative sign at the former site of Allinson School (September 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.68032, W97.68698
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Organization: Morris-Macdonald School Division School District No. 19

Sources:

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

We thank Dave Allinson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 September 2014

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