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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tuckersmith School No. 1395 (RM of Riding Mountain West)

The Tuckersmith School District was organized formally in August 1906, named for Tuckersmith County in Ontario from which the Angus family, early pioneers in the area, had originated. A school building was erected the following year on the northeast quarter of 8-21-26 west of the Principal Meridian in what is now the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West. It closed in 1963 and remaining students went to Angus School No. 1487. The building is no longer at the site but a monument erected in July 1998 commemorates it.

Tuckersmith School

Tuckersmith School (no date) by G. W. Bartlett
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 110.

Tuckersmith School commemorative sign

Tuckersmith School commemorative sign (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.80079, W101.05193
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Silver Creek Centennial Monument (Angusville, RM of Riding Mountain West)

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 February 2021

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