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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Heaton School No. 1899 (RM of Grahamdale)

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The Heaton School District was organized formally in June 1917 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NW11-28-7W in what became the Rural Municipality of Grahamdale. The school closed about 1929 or 1930. The area became part of the Lakeshore School Division.

Among the teachers of Heaton School were Miss B. Fishman (1918), B. J. Ritter (1918), Cecil Burrows (1918), C. Innes (1919), H. Webster (1920), N. Sutherland (1921), Miss Anderson, Miss Barrat, Miss Norma Stonehouse, and Miss Thelma Bristow.

Heaton School No. 1899

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.39064, W98.35027
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Speaking of Spearhill: Memoirs of a Village by Spearhill Reunion Committee, 1970. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.S74 Spe]

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 April 2021

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