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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Birch Lake School No. 1743 (RM of Grahamdale)

The Birch Lake School District was organized formally in April 1914 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at the northwest corner of NW10-23-5W in the Rural Municipality of Woodlea, in what later became the Rural Municipality of Grahamdale. In 1936, the district became part of the Woodlea Municipal School District.

Birch Lake School

Birch Lake School (no date) by J. H. Plewes
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 27.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.97830, W98.09213
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Birch Lake School District No. 1743], GR7825, E0033, 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: 28 March 2015

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