Historic Sites of Manitoba: Excelsior School No. 449 (RM of Argyle)
Excelsior School was established in July 1885, located on SE21-4-13 west of the Principal Meridian in the Rural Municipality of Argyle, at the site of this monument. The school closed in January 1960 and merged with Glenora School No. 736 and Wigton School No. 381 to form Glenora Consolidated School No. 736.
Among the teachers of Excelsior School were Annie F. Playfair and Catherine Madill Orchard (1945-1946).
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.
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: 5 February 2019
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