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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Podolia School No. 1157 (RM of Dauphin)

The Podolia School District was established in December 1901 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW18-27-19W in the Rural Municipality of Dauphin. In 1965, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Sifton School District No. 1009.

Among the teachers of Podolia School was Theodore Humeniuk (1954-1956).

Podolia School

Podolia School (no date) by H. J. Everall
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 68.

Podolia School

The former Podolia School building (circa 1990)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 284.

Site Location (lat/long): N51.30308, W100.12301
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Teaching staffs named for “A” and “B” groups,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 9 September 1954, page 1.

“Record-breaking enrollments expected here in collegiate, elementary schools,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 1 September 1955, page 1.

Sifton East topographic map, 62N/8 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 January 2017

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