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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Million School No. 1603 (RM of Lawrence)

The Million School District was organized formally in March 1912 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE31-26-16W in the Rural Municipality of Lawrence. In 1936, the district became part of the Lawrence Municipal School District. The school closed in 1967 and henceforth students were transported to Rorketon School. The schoolhouse and teacherage were sold and moved off the site. A monument to the former school, and its water pump and flagpole, remained at the time of a 2014 visit.

Among the teachers of Million School was Miss Lindsay (1912).

Million School

Million School (no date) by H. J. Everall
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 1.

Million School

Million School monument and flagpole (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.30243, W99.69154
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.

Opening the Door - The Past Comes Alive, The History of the Rural Municipality of Lawrence by Lawrence Municipality History Committee, 1997, pages 188-189.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2015

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