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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Joslin School No. 499 (RM of Wallace)

The Joslin School District was formally established in the Rural Municipality of Wallace in April 1887, probably named for local farmer John Joslin. It operated until January 1965 when the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Virden Consolidated School District. The building is no longer on the site and a stone monument commemorates it.

Joslin School

Joslin School (no date) by W. R. Beveridge
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 74.

Joslin School

The former Joslin School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1451.

Joslin School

Joslin School monument (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.98978, W100.96552
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.

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: 14 August 2015

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