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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Clematis School No. 1938 (RM of Armstrong)

The Clematis School District was organized formally in August 1918 and a wood frame, one-room schoolhouse operated at SW16-19-1W in the Rural Municipality of Armstrong, on land belonging to the family of artist Clarence Tillenius. In 1936, it became part of the Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842.

Clematis School

Clematis School (no date) by M. Hall-Jones
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 63.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.62528, W97.55260
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School Formation File, Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842, 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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