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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Soudan School No. 400 (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

In 1886, Soudan School was a log building about 20 feet by 24 feet, with grades one to eight, and situated one half mile west of this site in what is now the Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone. By 1900 the enrolment grew to 30 students and a larger, new school was built on this site. The school closed in 1966 and was later demolished.

Among the teachers of Soudan School was P. D. Stewart (1897).

Soudan School

Soudan School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 42.

Soudan School commemorative sign

Soudan School commemorative sign (July 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.32849, W99.07804
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“The Indian famine fund,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 March 1897, page 4.

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: 18 February 2021

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