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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wood Lake School No. 751 (Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

The Wood Lake School District was established formally in March 1893. A building was erected in the northeast quarter of 8-2-19 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton. It operated until January 1967 when it was consolidated with Boissevain School No. 373. The school building was moved to Boissevain where it was used for some time as a temporary classroom. After a new school opened there in 1971, it was sold and moved to the vicinity of Killarney. A monument on the tree-lined original site is dedicated to local pioneers.

Wood Lake School

Wood Lake School (no date) by W. J. Parr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 119.

Wood Lake School and Students

Wood Lake School and Students (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Kempthorne - Schools #1.

Wood Lake School monument

Wood Lake School monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.11707, W99.97722
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.

Beckoning Hills Revisited: Ours is a Goodly Heritage, Morton-Boissevain, 1881-1981 by Boissevain History Committee, c1981, page 189.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 January 2018

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