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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Goulbourne School No. 1878 (Municipality of West Interlake)

The Goulbourne School District was established in April 1917 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE35-24-8W in what is now the Municipality of West Interlake. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Lakeshore School Division. At the time of a 2016 site visit, only remains of the school’s stone foundation were visible.

Among the teachers of Goulbourne School were Mr. Hallard (1917-1920), Dorothy Harris (1935), and Wilma Reimer.

Goulbourne School

Foundation for the former Goulbourne School building (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.11175, W98.47860
denoted by symbol on the map above


Ashern topographic map, 62O/1, Edition 1, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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.

Taming a Wilderness - A History of Ashern and District, Ashern: Ashern Historical Society, c1976.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 June 2017

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