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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ashern Pioneer Museum (Ashern, RM of Siglunes)

This museum, in the community Ashern in the Rural Municipality of Siglunes, features six restored heritage buildings: the Ashern CNR station which is now the museum office, St. Michael’s Anglican Church (1912), Hoffman log house (1929), Ashern post office building (1931), Siglunes municipal office (1931), and Darwin School No. 1576 (1912). The musem is open for tours between June and September, or at other times by appointment.

Ashern Museum

Buildings of the Ashern Museum (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Darwin School

The former Darwin School building at the Ashern Museum (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.17920, W98.34822
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Darwin School No. 1576 (1912-1967)


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.

Ashern Pioneer Museum

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 January 2013

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