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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Meadows School No. 1365 (Meadows, RM of Woodlands)

The Meadows School District was established formally in April 1906 and a school building operated at NW19-12-1W, in Meadows in the Rural Municipality of Woodlands. The school closed in 1958. The building was moved to a site near Warren (about N50.11018, W97.55740) and used as a workshop.

Among the teachers of Meadows School were Mr. McDougall, Mr. W. Sherman, Miss Springstein, Miss Parker, Miss Lange, Miss Thornstein, Miss Barker (Mrs. Oatway), Miss Cross, Miss Briggs (Mrs. P. Beachell), Miss E. Wood (Mrs. Longmoor), Miss McIntyre (Mrs. Barker), Miss Morris (Mrs. Lanthier), Miss Ward (Mrs. Lampshire), Miss Ritter, Miss B. Wood (Mrs. W. Tully), Miss Jordan (Mrs. Gislason), Miss Moffat, Miss Kemp (Mrs. Grant), Miss Jean McCullough, Miss Fletcher, Miss Bohick, Miss Gunn, Mr. T. Rothwell, Miss Bergen (Mrs. Etherington), Miss Wiesner (Mrs. Bachler), Mr. J. Goosen, Mr. W. Schellenberg, Mrs. Falkingham, Mr. J. Daoust, Miss Martens, Mrs. Bertha Winnifred Norberg, Mr. A. Matskiw, and Mrs. E. Gefreiter.

Meadows School

The former Meadows School building, used as a workshop at N50.11018, W97.55740 (2012)
Source: Manitoba Historical Society

Site Location (lat/long): N50.02838, W97.59660
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.

The First Hundred Years, 1893-1993 by the Rosser Municipality Centennial History Book Committee, page 99-100.

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

Obituary [Bertha Winnifred Norberg], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 August 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 August 2017

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