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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tamarisk School No. 847 (RM of Grandview)

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The Tamarisk School District was established formally in December 1894. A school building operated on the southwest quarter of 29-24-23 west of the Principal Meridian in the Rural Municipality of Grandview. The present school building, dating from 1909 based on a Hooper #2 design, closed in 1967 when it joined the Intermountain School Division. The building is still present at the site, maintained by a local group. In 1995, it became a municipally-designated historic site.





Rene Allen Ollivier (?-1982)


P. G. Kehler


M. Kotyluk


A. Korzeniowski


M. E. Harrison


J. Tysarski


Among the teachers who worked at Tamarisk School was George L. Dibblee.

Photos & Maps

Tamarisk School

Tamarisk School (no date) by H. L. Albright
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 10.

Tamarisk School

The former Tamarisk School building (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.09646, W100.67017
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

Tamarisk School, SW 29-24-23W, Grandview area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 April 2015

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