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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Willow Grove School No. 306 (RM of Minto-Odanah)

This building along highway #10 in the Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah is the former Willow Grove School. The school district was established formally around 1884 and operated until 1968.

Among the teachers of Willow Grove School was Virginia Shore (1943).

The former Willow Grove School building

The former Willow Grove School building (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.20381, W99.93487
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.

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

Manitoba Permit Teachers of World War II, compiled by Louisa Loeb, Winnipeg: Hyperion Press Ltd., 2007.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2021

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