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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Golden Valley School No. 1438 (RM of Macdonald)

This site at SW21-8-1W in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald was the location of Golden Valley School. Established formally in November 1907, the district was dissolved in 1955 and the students went to Sanford Consolidated School No. 86 or Brunkild Consolidated School No. 1281.

Among the teachers who worked at Golden Valley School through the years were Floris Olsen and Mary E. P. Thomson (1942-1944).

Golden Valley School

Golden Valley School (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 117.

Golden Valley School commemorative sign

Golden Valley School commemorative sign (September 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.66554, W97.54971
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 12F-C101, 2012-2013).

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 April 2020

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