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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Birdina School No. 1915 (RM of Alonsa)

The Birdina School District operated a one-room schoolhouse at this site in the Rural Municipality of Alonsa from 1918 to 1952, whereupon it was moved to a site nearby. A monument commemorates the former school.

Birdina School

Birdina School (no date) by R. M. Stevenson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 59.

Birdina School commemorative monument

Birdina School commemorative monument (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.86695, W99.06639
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Birdina School No. 1915 (RM of Alonsa)

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 January 2021

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