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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glenholm School No. 208 (RM of Lansdowne)

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The Glenholm School District was established in 1884, and a school building was erected in the southwest quarter of 22-16-14 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Lansdowne. In 1919, it became involved in the rural school consolidation movement when it consolidated with Ridgeview School No. 883 to form Glenholm Consolidated School. In 1968, it became part of the Beautiful Plains School Division. The former school building, dating from 1921, was later renovated into a private residence.

Principals

Period

Principal

1955-1956

William Sul

1956-1959

Mrs. Greta M. Cook

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Glenholm School was Lillie Beynon (1897).

Photos & Maps

Glenholm School

Glenholm School (no date) by C. K. Rogers
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 71.

Glenholm School

The former Glenholm School building (no date)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1525.

Glenholm School

The former Glenholm School building (no date)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1521.

Glenholm School

The former Glenholm School building (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.37485, W99.33033
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“The Indian famine fund,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 March 1897, page 4.

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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 August 2015

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