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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Midland School No. 845 (Municipality of Pembina)

The Midland School District was established formally in April 1895 and a one-room school building was erected on the northwest quarter of 21-4-8 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Pembina. The building was used until 1951 when it was replaced by a new structure. It closed in 1963 and the remaining students went to Manitou Consolidated School No. 314 or St. Leon Village Consolidated School No. 1425. The school building was sold and moved away.

Notable students of Midland School included D. Bruce Moorhead.

Midland School

Midland School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 10.

Midland School commemorative sign

Midland School commemorative sign (April 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.32462, W98.49952
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.

Memories of Midland School District No. 845, 1895-1995, page 70.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 December 2013

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