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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Linden Lanes School (49 Silver Birch Drive, Brandon)

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This Brandon school opened in 1964.





Donald Sutherland Sumner (1928-2014)





Mrs. B. G. Carroll




F. S. Szturm


School Year



Mrs. S. M. Burns, Miss M. J. Dietrich, D. W. Griffith, Mrs. S. Miller (kindergarten), Mrs. I. Shobrooke, Mrs. V. A. Sparks


Miss B. F. Babcock, Mrs. S. M. Burns, Mrs. J. L. Chapple, Miss M. J. Dietrich, D. W. Griffith, Mrs. M. M. Johnston, Mrs. D. L. Minary, Mrs. V. A. Sparks, Miss G. A. Thiele (kindergarten)


Miss M. E. Blain (grade 4), Mrs. S. M. Burns (grade 2), Mrs. J. Curtis (grade 8), Mrs. A. L. Douglas (grade 4), D. W. Griffith (grade 6), Mrs. G. V. Harvey (grade 2), Mrs. D. L. Minary (grade 1), Mrs. C. A. Orser (kindergarten), Mrs. P. M. Reid (grade 4), W. G. Smallwood (grade 5), Mrs. V. A. Sparks (grade 3), Donald S. Sumner (grade 7), Mrs. M. J. Tosh (grade 4), Miss B. G. G. Virgo (grade 1)

Photos & Coordinates

Linden Lanes School

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.83009, W99.97881
denoted by symbol on the map above


“39 newcomers on elementary staff,” Brandon Sun, 19 August 1964, page 13.

“191 teachers placed here,” Brandon Sun, 20 August 1965, page 8.

“Over 200 elementary teachers,”Brandon Sun, 23 August 1966, page 16.

Brandon Elementary Schools, 1867-1979, Canada-Confederation, Brandon School Division, 1967.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 June 2021

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