The Westmount School District was organized formally in May 1911 and it operated a school building on the northeast quarter of 8-17-18W in the Rural Municipality of Clanwilliam. The school closed in 1965. The building is no longer present at the site but a monument commemorates it.
Among the teachers of Westmount School was Marjorie Ann Dewar
Westmount School (no date) by W. C. Hartley
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 144.
Monument at the site of the former Westmount School (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Site Location (lat/long): N50.44194, W99.90893
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.
We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 23 August 2016
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