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Two former school buildings in Elphinstone, in what is now the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead, date from different times. The older building, erected in 1928, was later used as a church. The newer school building beside it, erected in 1960, was vacant, having closed in 1994. Both buildings were in poor condition at the site of a 2020 site visit.
Among the teachers who worked at Elphinstone School through the years were Raoul McKay and Helen Margaret Murchie Dickie.
Photos & Coordinates
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Strathclair Centennial Monument (Elphinstone, RM of Yellowhead)
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
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.
Obituary [Helen Margaret Dickie], Shoal Lake Star, 18 May 1993, page 11.
We thank Nathan Kramer and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 1 September 2020
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