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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Freeland School No. 711 (Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

The Freeland School District was established in May 1892 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at the northwest corner of SW18-13-15W in what is now the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford. In June 1919, the district was dissolved and the area became part of the Brookdale Consolidated School District No. 1299. The former school building was sold to a local farmer and moved to his yard for use in machinery storage and later as a cattle shelter.

Some of the teachers who worked at the school were Miss Mitchell (1895-1896), Miss Hammond (1901-1902), Jessie Smith (1907-1908), Janet Thompson (1908-1909), and Edith M. Hockin (1918-1919).

Site Location (lat/long): N50.09995, W99.52152
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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.

Quest in Roots by Brookdale Historical Society, 1987. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.B81Que]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 March 2017

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