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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Westwood School No. 1308 (Municipality of Riverdale)

The Westwood School District was established formally in March 1905 and a school operated in the village of Wheatland in what is now the Municipality of Riverdale. The school closed and the district was dissolved in 1967. The building was later moved to the Chapman Museum.

Westwood School

Westwood School (no date) by J. B. Morrison
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 95.

The former Westwood School building at Chapman Museum

The former Westwood School building at Chapman Museum (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.01789, W100.29521
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chapman Museum (Municipality of Riverdale)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Westwood Collegiate (360 Rouge Road, Winnipeg)


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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 March 2021

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