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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brighton School No. 1192 (Municipality of Prairie View)

This sign in the Municipality of Prairie View marks the former site of Brighton School. Established in June 1902, it closed in April 1919 and its remaining students went to Miniota Municipal School No. 149. Rocks from the foundation of the school building remain at the site.

Among the teachers of Brighton School was Minnie F. Ford.

Brighton School sign

Brighton School sign (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Rocks from the foundation of the former Brighton School

Rocks from the foundation of the former Brighton School (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.09423, W100.89743
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 [Mrs. John Wiggins], Miniota Herald, 21 August 1969, page 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 June 2018

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