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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tuckersmith School No. 1395 (RM of Silver Creek)

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 the Rural Municipality of Silver Creek. 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

Tuckersmith School monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

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

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Silver Creek Centennial Cairn (Angusville, RM of Silver Creek)


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: 7 December 2013

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