Historic Sites of Manitoba: Eastland School No. 1658 (Municipality of West Interlake)

The Eastland School District was organized formally in March 1913 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NW4-22-4W in what is now the Municipality of West Interlake. The school closed in 1961 and the district was dissolved in 1967. Its catchment area became part of the Lakeshore School Division.

Among the teachers of Eastland School were Fred Bell (1919), Ethel Rushforth Bell (1929-1934), and Mrs. Craig (1961).

Eastland School

Eastland School (no date) by J. H. Plewes
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 11.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.87502, W97.97083
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

Beyond Beginnings by Eriksdale Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee, 1996, pages 62-63.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 January 2021

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