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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: West Tupper School No. 296 (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

Tupper School District was formed in 1881. A long building was the first school house on NW10-17-12 west of the Principal Meridian in what is now the Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone. It was replaced with a frame building in 1894. A third wooden frame school was built in 1922.

In 1926, the old school built in 1894 was moved two miles east to NW12-17-12W to become East Tupper School. The structure at this site became known as West Tupper School. In February 1957, a fire destroyed the school. It was replaced with a wooden frame building which was ready for the fall term and served until consolidation in 1968. A monument was dedicated on 5 August 1995 to commemorate the students and teachers of West Tupper School.

Among the teachers of West Tupper School was Ruth Emisch (1958-1962).

West Tupper School commemorative monument

West Tupper School commemorative monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.44665, W99.05376
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: East Tupper School No. 296 (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

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.

Manitoba Heritage Council Commemorative Plaques and Manitoba Community Commemorative Plaques, Fiscal Year 1995-1996, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Citizenship, page 36.

Over the Rainbow: Memories of a Country School Teacher by Ruth Emisch, 1993.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 July 2018

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