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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Vidir School No. 1460 (RM of Bifrost)

Vidir School District was organized in May 1908 and a school building was constructed the next year in the southeast quarter of 30-23-2 east of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Bifrost. It closed in January 1966 and was consolidated with Arborg Consolidated School No. 2441. As of the early 1990s, the wood frame building was sitting vacant at SW30-24-2E.

Among the teachers who worked at Vidir School was Mr. J. P. Sorokowski (1964-1965).

Vidir School

Vidir School (no date) by H. D. Cumming
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 121.

Vidir School

Vidir School (no date)
Source: Manitoba Historic Resources Branch, HRR4899.

Vidir School

Vidir School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.00884, W97.29700
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

A History of Education in the Evergreen School Division by John C. Gottfried, MA thesis, University of Manitoba, 1965.

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 January 2014

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