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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wolverine School No. 1809 (Municipality of Russell-Binscarth)

The Wolverine School District was organized formally in August 1915 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE29-21-29W in what is now the Municipality of Russell-Binscarth. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Russell Consolidated School District and later the Pelly Trail School Division.

Wolverine School

Wolverine School (no date) by G. W. Barlett
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 39.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.84466, W101.46655
denoted by symbol on the map above


School District Formation Files [Wolverine School District No. 1808], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

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: 30 April 2021

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