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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Buffalo Lake School No. 1881 (RM of Armstrong)

The Buffalo Lake School District was formed officially in April 1917 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at the northwestern corner of NE34-20-2W in the Rural Municipality of Armstrong. It closed in the early 1930s due to insufficient students, during which time students in the area attended Spruce View School as part of the Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842. The school later reopened and, in the early 1950s, the building was moved to SE7-21-2W. A few years later, the building was destroyed by fire. Records for the school are held at the Chatfield Park of Souvenirs Museum.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.77148, W97.65966
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842], GR1688, E0027, 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.

Wilderness to Wildlife: Chatfield and District History by Chatfield Oldtimers Club, c1981. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.C45 Wil]

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 March 2015

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