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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Assiniboine School / Wilson Glen School No. 713 (RM of South Norfolk)

Known originally as Assiniboine School No. 713 when it was formed in May 1889, it became Wilson Glen School in 1892. The school building was situated at SE9-9-10W in the Rural Municipality of South Norfolk. In April 1945, the school closed due to low enrollment and the remaining students went to Louise School or Ladysmith School. A few years later, the school reopened and operated until January 1959 when the school district was dissolved, becoming part of Treherne Consolidated School No. 537.

Among the teachers of Wilson Glen School was Herbert McLung.

Wilson Glen School

Wilson Glen School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 113.

Wilson Glen School

Wilson Glen School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.70974, W98.76775
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Tiger Hills to the Assiniboine: A History of Treherne and Surrounding District by Treherne Area History Committee, 1976, pages 63-65.

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: 7 June 2015

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