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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Joyce School No. 2161 (RM of Cartier)

This location in the Rural Municipality of Cartier was the former site of Joyce School, which operated here between 1926 and 1957. When the school closed, its students went to Fannystelle Consolidated School No. 767 and the building was eventually demolished. There is no marker or monument at the site.

Among the teachers of Joyce School were Archie Hickling, Beatrice Aune, Inga Bjarson, Angus Scott, Marie Larson, Margaret Staples, Annette Dureault, Lily Crawley, Hilda Nickels, Joan Bachelor, Phyllis Unreau, Mrs. McFayden, Mr. Toews, Miss Dufresne, and Ida Johnson.

Joyce School No. 2161

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.79845, W97.84696
denoted by symbol on the map above


Elie West topographic map, 62H/13 West, Edition 2, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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.

Treasures of Time: The Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1914-1984 by RM of Cartier, c1985. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5648.C37 Tre]

This page was prepared by Roy Boila and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 January 2021

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