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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

AGM 2019
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Annual
General
Meeting

Spring Field Trip 2019
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Spring
Field Trip

Summer Field Trip 2019
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Fall Field Trip 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Darwin School No. 1576 (Municipality of West Interlake)

The Darwin School District was organized formally in August 1911 and a school building was erected on the northwest quarter of 2-24-9 west of the Principal Meridian in what is now the Municipality of West Interlake. The original school building was later replaced. The district was dissolved in 1967. The building is no longer present at the site but a fieldstone cairn commemorates it.

Darwin School

Darwin School (no date) by R. Goulet
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 143.

Darwin School

Darwin School (no date) by R. E. Beecher
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 143.

The former Darwin School building at the Ashern Museum

The former Darwin School building at the Ashern Museum (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Darwin School commemorative monument

Darwin School commemorative monument (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.05234, W98.63070
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ashern Pioneer Museum (Ashern, Municipality of West Interlake)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Darwin School (175 Darwin Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Darwin Station School No. 1950 (RM of Whitemouth)

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 September 2018

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