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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Willowdale School No. 309 (Purves, Municipality of Louise)

The Willowdale School District was established formally in 1884, and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW15-2-10W in Purves, in what is now the Municipality of Louise. The school closed in 1966 and its catchment area became part of the Snowflake Consolidated School District No. 1111. A commemorative monument is situated at its former site.

Among the teachers of Willowdale School was Jack Isaak (?).

Willowdale School

Willowdale School (no date) by W. J. Parr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 20.

Willowdale School

Willowdale School (1964)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey, Purves.

Willowdale School commemorative monument

Willowdale School commemorative monument (May 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.12559, W98.72378
denoted by symbol on the map above

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 Ed Grassick and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2018

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