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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lyonshall School No. 223 (RM of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

The Lyonshall School District was established formally in 1883 and a one-classroom wood frame school building was erected on the southwest quarter of 34-2-18 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Rural Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain. The school closed in 1966 and its district was dissolved the next year, and its catchment area was divided between the Ninga School District No. 485 and Killarney School No. District 252. The school building is no longer present at the site but a metal sign commemorates it.

Among the teachers of Lyonshall School were Mary Reeves (1883), Kathleen Elizabeth Chambers Armstrong, and Mrs. May Bartley (1966).

Lyonshall School

Lyonshall School (no date) by W. J. Parr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 77.

Lyonshall School commemorative monument

Lyonshall School commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.16688, W99.81749
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.

Reflections: Turtle Mountain Municipality and Killarney, 1882-1982, page 111.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 June 2017

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