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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Aweme School No. 434 (Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)

The Aweme School District was established formally in October 1885 and a school building was erected in 24-9-17W, in what is now the Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress. The district was dissolved in July 1966.

Among the teachers of Aweme School was Olive Lilian Burkitt (1935).

Aweme School

Aweme School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 54.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.70975, W99.61987
denoted by symbol on the map above

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.

Obituary [Olive Lilian Campbell], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 January 2020.

This page was prepared by Raymond Burns and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 January 2020

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