Historic Sites of Manitoba: Garson School No. 1375 (Garson, RM of Brokenhead)
The Garson School District was established in May 1906 and a two-storey stone schoolhouse operated in the village of Garson, in what later became the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead. No vestige of the school remains at the site today.
Among the other teachers of Garson School was Edward Bathgate (circa 1919).
Photos & Maps
Selkirk topographic map, 62I/2, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].
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.
We thank Nathan Kramer and Jean Ammeter for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 21 February 2016
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