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Historic Sites of Manitoba: New Home School No. 1647 (RM of Grahamdale)

The New Home School District was established formally in January 1913. It operated a school building on the northwest quarter of 18-26-7 west of the Principal Meridian in what is now the Rural Municipality of Grahamdale. The school closed in the summer of 1969. The building is no longer present at the site.

Among the teachers of New Home School was Mary Katherine Hertzog (1968-1969).

New Home School

New Home School (no date) by J. H. Plewes
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 9.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.25831, W98.44357
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

Manitoba School Records Collection, New Home School District No. 1647 - Daily Registers, GR11220, Archives of Manitoba.

School division half-yearly attendance reports (Schedule: E 0757), Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 January 2021

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