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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Diamond School No. 1314 (RM of Stanley)

Diamond School District was organized in September 1904. A school building was constructed the next year in the southeast quarter of 35-1-6 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. It closed in 1967.

Among the teachers who worked at Diamond School were John S. Helgason, Lydia Dyck, and Sara Voth.

Diamond School

Diamond School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 96.

Diamond School commemorative sign

Diamond School commemorative sign (October 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.08173, W98.15563
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.

We thank Marie Dueck for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 February 2021

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