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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lily School No. 382 (Municipality of Souris-Glenwood)

The Lily School District was established formally in March 1885 and a school building was erected on the northeast corner of 2-7-21 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Souris-Glenwood. Around 1910, the original school was replaced by a one-room wood frame structure. It closed in 1965 and the district was dissolved in 1966. The remaining students went to Souris Consolidated School No. 2388. The school building is no longer present at the site, being replaced by a commemorative monument. It was moved to NW14-7-21W (about N49.57253, W100.23251) where it was used as a workshop.

Among the teachers of Lily School was Elizabeth Reid Taggart (1885).

Lily School

Lily School (no date) by A. J. Hatcher
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 36.

The former Lily School building

The former Lily School building (circa 1990)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 446.

Lily School monument

Lily School monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.54703, W100.21284
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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

We thank Patrick Brownlee for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 November 2017

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