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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Baskerville School No. 1819 (Rosa, RM of Franklin)

The Baskerville School District was established in April 1916 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE33-3-5E in the Rural Municipality of Franklin. In 1967, the district became part of the Boundary School Division. The school building is no longer present at the site but its shelterbelt of trees and water well remain there.

Baskerville School

Baskerville School with its teacherage at left (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 41.

Baskerville School

The former site of Baskerville School with its water well visible at right (April 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.25854, W96.85033
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

St. Malo West topographic map, 62H/7 West, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 June 2014

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