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Manitoba History No. 89
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Margaret Schools Monument (Margaret, RM of Prairie Lakes)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This monument in Margaret in the Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes, unveiled on 25 July 1970, commemorates schools that once operated in the vicinity: Alcester School No. 380 at NE15-5-19W (1888-1953), Harmony School No. 769 at SE31-4-18W (1895-1953), Langvale School No. 224 at SE2-6-18W (1883-1961), Pinkham School No. 269 at NE36-5-19W (1884-1954), Greenfield School No. 212 at NE16-5-18W (1884-1943), and Margaret School No. 212 in Margaret (1943-1991). The Greenfield School building was brought to the site. The school closed in June 1993.

Principals

Period

Principal

1938-1939

Charles E. Littler

1939-1940

Edna Anderson

1940-1941

James G. Dork

1941-1946

Gudmundur August “Mundi” Eyjolfson (1912-1994)

1946-1950

Mrs. Isabelle Wery

1950-1951

Miss J. E. Livingston

1951-1953

?

1953-1954

Evelyn Lane

1954-1955

R. N. Waldon

1955-1956

K. Krahn

1956-1960

Alvin James Hill (1922-2010)

1960-1962

P. A. Laval

1962-1963

L. Olga Long

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Margaret School was Lily A. Harrison.

Photos & Maps

Greenfield School / Margaret School

Greenfield School / Margaret School (no date) by W. J. Parr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 73.

The Margaret School building

The Margaret School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1097.

The Margaret School building

The Margaret School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1096.

Margaret Schools monument

Margaret Schools monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.40398, W99.85605
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

“Ten years ago,” Brandon Sun, 18 July 2000, page 6.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 January 2018

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