Historic Sites of Manitoba: Foley School No. 1125 (RM of Gimli)

The Foley School District was established in June 1901 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW15-18-3E in the Rural Municipality of Gimli. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Evergreen School Division. A commemorative plaque was erected at the site on 5 July 1986 by former students of the school. It lists the names of families who pioneers in this area, corporate and private donors to the plaque project, and members of the school reunion committee.

Foley School

Foley School (no date) by H. D. Cumming
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 62.

Foley School commemorative plaque

Foley School commemorative plaque (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.53665, W97.09168
denoted by symbol on the map above


Gimli East topographic map, 62I/11 East, Edition 2 ASE, 1958, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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: 26 March 2021

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