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The Garson School District was established in May 1906 and a two-storey stone schoolhouse operated in Garson, in what later became the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead. No vestige of the school remains at the site today.
Dorothy Ivy Mudge Jones (c1904-?)
Wilma M. Sutton
Edgar Burgess (1867-1954)
Albert Ewald (1883-1972)
Alvin Corbett Heaney (1911-1989)
Iris Ada Caroline Diamond (1905-1990)
Meta Marion Kelly (1906-1994)
G. A. Eyjolfson
F. R. Kinley
James Andrew McKaughan (1877-1968)
Adam “Ed” Nazarko (1928-1993)
Florence Grace Chappell (c1912-1967)
Melvin S. Belluk
Mrs. N. Zielke
Among the other teachers of Garson School were Edward Bathgate (circa 1919) and Catherine Slater (1940s).
Garson School (1940s) by Meta M. Kelly
Source: Jean Ammeter
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.07465, W96.70639
denoted by symbol on the map above
Selkirk topographic map, 62I/2, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
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.
Obituary [Catherine Maria Thexton], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 March 2019.
We thank Nathan Kramer and Jean Ammeter for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 21 September 2019
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