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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
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No. 89

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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Thunder Creek School No. 1455 (RM of Riding Mountain West)

The Thunder Creek School District was organized formally in May 1908. A school building operated from 1917 on the northwest quarter of 10-22-28 west of the Principal Meridian in what is now the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West. It closed permanently in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Russell Consolidated School District No. 2454. The building is no longer present at the site but a monument commemorates it.

Among the teachers of Thunder Creek School was Anne Poyser Pallister (1947-1948).

Thunder Creek School

Thunder Creek School (no date) by H. L. Albright
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 120.

Thunder Creek School

Thunder Creek School Monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.88910, W101.29880
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Manitoba Permit Teachers of World War II, compiled by Louisa Loeb, Winnipeg: Hyperion Press Ltd., 2007.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 January 2017

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