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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Garson School No. 1375 (Garson, RM of Brokenhead)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Maps | Sources

The Garson School District was established in May 1906 and a two-storey stone schoolhouse operated in Garson, in what later became the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead. No vestige of the school remains at the site today.

Principals

Period

Principal

1926-1927

Mina Russell

1927-1930

Dorothy Ivy Mudge Jones (c1904-?)

1930-1932

Wilma M. Sutton

1932-1933

Edgar Burgess (1867-1954)

1933-1934

Albert Ewald (1883-1972)

1934-1936

Muriel James

1936-1940

Alvin Corbett Heaney (1911-1989)

1940-1941

Iris Ada Caroline Diamond (1905-1990)

1941-1944

Meta Marion Kelly (1906-1994)

1944-1946

Richard Hines

1946-1947

G. A. Eyjolfson

1947-1948

F. R. Kinley

1948-1949

James Andrew McKaughan (1877-1968)

1949-1951

Adam “Ed” Nazarko (1928-1993)

1951-1952

?

1952-1955

Florence Grace Chappell (c1912-1967)

1955-1960

Melvin S. Belluk

1960-1961

Mrs. N. Zielke

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Garson School were Edward Bathgate (circa 1919) and Catherine Slater (1940s).

Photos & Maps

Garson School

Garson School (no date) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 107.

Garson School

Garson School (1940s) by Meta M. Kelly
Source: Jean Ammeter

Site Location (lat/long): N50.07465, W96.70639
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Obituary [Catherine Maria Thexton], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 March 2019.

We thank Nathan Kramer and Jean Ammeter for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 March 2019

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