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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bluebell School No. 930 (RM of Lawrence)

The Bluebell School District was organized formally in January 1898 and a school building was erected at this site in the Rural Municipality of Lawrence. In 1936, the district became part of the Lawrence Municipal School District.

Among the teachers of Bluebell School was Ellis Middleton (1909).

Bluebell School

Bluebell School (no date) by H. J. Everall
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 24.

Bluebell School

The former Bluebell School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 591.

Bluebell School

The former Bluebell School building (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Bluebell School

Interior of the former Bluebell School building (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.25865, W99.57025
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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

Opening the Door - The Past Comes Alive, The History of the Rural Municipality of Lawrence by Lawrence Municipality History Committee, 1997, page 56.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2015

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