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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gamblers School No. 1244 (RM of Ellice-Archie)

The Gamblers School District was organized formally in May 1903 but a one-room school building was erected at this location in what is now the Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archie until 1913. It closed in 1960 and the remaining students went to Foxwarren Consolidated School No. 525 or Binscarth Consolidated School No. 2326. The building is no longer at the site but a monument commemorates it.

Gamblers School

Gamblers School (no date) by W. R. Beveridge
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 84.

Gamblers School commemorative monument

Gamblers School commemorative monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.53554, W101.33944
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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 January 2021

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