Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

Summer Field Trip 2019
MHS
Summer
Field Trip

Fall Field Trip 2019
MHS
Fall
Field Trip

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: Dog Creek School No. 1939 (Vogar, Municipality of West Interlake)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The Dog Creek School District was established in June 1918 and a one-room schoolhouse operated in the village of Vogar in what is now the Municipality of West Interlake. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Lakeshore School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1977-1978

Ron Turner

1978-1979

Ivan McBurney

Teachers

Among the teachers of Dog Creek School were Constance M. Moorbey (1936), Gudbjorg “Gertie” Eggertson (1937-1939), Jean Treleaven Tweed (1939-1940), Kathleen Smith (1940-1941), Margaret Helen Main (1942-1943), and Margaret Lambertson (1943-1946).

Photos & Maps

Dog Creek School

Dog Creek School (no date) by J. H. Plewes
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 63.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.95262, W98.64579
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Alonsa East topographic map, 62J/15 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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.

“Vogar,” Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 5 July 1978, page 15.

Departmentally appointed school trustee files (E 0034), Dog Creek School District No. 1939 - Daily Registers, GR1629, Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 February 2018

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other

Please note that inclusion in this collection does not mean that a particular site has special status or protection. Some sites are on private property and permission must be secured from the owner prior to visiting.

Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.


Search Tips | Suggest a Site | FAQ | Acknowledgements

Send inquiries to the MHS Webmaster.

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.