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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Princess Margaret School (367 Hawthorne Avenue, Winnipeg)

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Designed by local architect Laurie Ward and constructed in 1955 at a cost of $32,000, the original Princess Margaret School building (commemorating the sister of Queen Elizabeth II) comprised four classroom.





Henry Schmidt (1929-2011)


Joseph Anthony “Joe” Degen (1929-2016)





Henry Schmidt (1929-2011)


School Year



Agnes Dyck (grade 1), Shelia Hartman (grade 5), Irene T. Johnson (grade 4), Pauline McCarthy (grade 3), Lydia Neufeld (grade 2), Lorraine Regehr (grade 1), Henry Schmidt (grade 6)




Mr. J. Bahr, Mr. B. Dittberner, Mrs. J. Drewe, Mrs. D. Dyck, Mrs. E. Dyck, Miss V. Harvey, Miss K. Janzen, Miss R. Janzen, Mrs. J. Kowbel, Mr. E. Kroeker, Mr. J. Martens, Miss P. Muzyk, Miss L. Neufeld, Miss S. Penney, Miss C. Prigroski, Miss A. Redekop, Miss T. Redekopp, Mr. D. Reimer, Mrs. M. Salki, Miss K. Slota, Miss I. Tiade, Miss D. Todd, Mrs. A. Wall, Mrs. L. Warkentin, Miss B. Wiens, Mr. N. Yurkow

Photos & Coordinates

Princess Margaret School

Site Location (lat/long): N49.93723, W97.08259
denoted by symbol on the map above


“N. Kildonan teachers listed,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 1966, page 13.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Jim Smith.

Page revised: 6 May 2020

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