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The Eriksdale School District was organized in August 1911 and it operated a school in Eriksdale in what is now the Municipality of West Interlake. The school became part of the Lakeshore School Division in 1967.
Among the other teachers at Eriksdale School were Katherine Weber, D. Ruth Matheson, Earl D. McKellar, and Margaret Dorothy Florence Bottrell.
Photos & Maps
Eriksdale School (no date) by J. H. Plewes
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 142.
Site Location (lat/long): N50.86393, W98.10241
denoted by symbol on the map above
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Eriksdale East topographic map, 62J/16 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.
Obituary [Margaret Dorothy Florence Bottrell], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 April 2019.
We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 17 April 2019
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