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Historic Sites of Manitoba: The Narrows School No. 1450 (Municipality of West Interlake)

The Narrows School District was established formally in April 1908. It operated a school building on the southeast quarter of 24-24-10 west of the Principal Meridian in what is now the Municipality of West Interlake. The school closed in 1954. The building is no longer present at the site but a sign commemorates it. The foundation for the school’s horsebarn is also present at the site.

The Narrows School

The Narrows School commemorative sign (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The Narrows School horsebarn foundation

The Narrows School horsebarn foundation (September 2016)
Source: Alan Mason

Site Location (lat/long): N51.08246, W98.72489
denoted by symbol on the map above


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 and Alan Mason.

Page revised: 5 August 2017

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