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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wolseley School No. 305 (RM of Argyle)

A monument in the Rural Municipality of Argyle commemorates the Wolseley School District which was established in February 1885. It operated until 1942 and was formally dissolved in January 1960, becoming part of Baldur Consolidated School No. 667.

Wolseley School

Wolseley School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 18.

Wolseley School commemorative sign

Wolseley School commemorative sign (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.38507, W99.15654
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wolseley School (511 Clifton Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Baldur District Schools (RM of Argyle)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lord Wolseley School / East Kildonan Collegiate (939 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg)

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 Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2021

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