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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Watson School No. 1327 (Municipality of Hamiota)

The Watson School District was established formally in February 1905 and a school building was situated at this spot in the Rural Municipality of Hamiota. It closed in 1920 and its remaining students went to Hamiota School No. 692, Lavinia School No. 435, or McConnell School No. 1711. The school building is long gone but a metal monument at the site commemorates it.

Watson School commemorative sign

Watson School commemorative sign (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.24080, W100.62362
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.

Page revised: 30 January 2021

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