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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Armistice School No. 2043 (RM of St. Andrews)

The Armistice School District was established in July 1920. A one-room schoolhouse operated at NW35-16-3E in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews. By 1950, a new school was constructed, featuring an oil furnace and indoor washrooms. After the school and the district was dissolved, in 1967, the former school building was moved to the Teulon Museum.

The teachers of Armistice School were Mrs. Shepherd, Mrs. Chalmers, Ted Chalmers, Mr. Banning, Mr. Chidley, Mr. Fyles, Miss H. Medynski, Miss F. Campbell, Mr. McNicol, Mr. S. Herra, Miss V. Mair, Miss E. Epp, Mrs. T. King, Michael Dyrda (1949-1950), Andy Koshelanyk, Mr. Dunning, Miss D. Rochinski, Miss Loewan, Mr. Shewchuk, Miss J. Hagglund, and Miss Semeniuk.

The original Armistice School building

The original Armistice School building (no date) by H. D. Cumming
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 83.

The second Armistice School building, now on display at the Teulon and District Museum

The second Armistice School building, now on display at the Teulon and District Museum (July 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.41785, W97.08967
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Teulon and District Museum (Green Acres Park, Teulon)


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.

Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry 1880-1981: R.M. of St. Andrews by Municipality of St. Andrews, 1982. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.S22 Bey]

We thank Emil Russin for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 March 2022

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