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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dufferin Historical Society Museum (44 Kings Park Road, Carman)

The original museum was a small wooden structure, built in 1959 by the Dufferin Historical Society. It was replaced by the present structure in 1967, as a centennial project of the Rural Municipality of Dufferin and Town of Carman. It is operated by volunteers.

On the grounds of the museum is the former Sexsmith House, a municipally-designated historic site, built in the 1870s by local farmer and municipal official George Sexsmith. On 7 March 2013, the building of the former Boyne School was moved to the site.

Boyne School

The Boyne School building being moved to the Dufferin Historical Museum (March 2013)
Source: Trish Aubin

Carman School

Name stone from the former Carman School at the museum (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Boyne School

Boyne School at its new home at the Dufferin Historical Museum (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Boyne School

Interior of the Boyne School before restoration (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Boyne School

Interior of the Boyne School before restoration (June 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Boyne School

The former Boyne School building after the completion of exterior renovations (2015)
Source: Trish Aubin

Site Location (lat/long): N49.50300, W98.01093
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Boyne School No. 21 (1872-1966)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carman School No. 176 (Carman)

Sources:

Dufferin Historical Society Museum

Sexsmith House, 18 Kings Park Road, Carman, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Trish Aubin for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 November 2015

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