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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hazel School No. 517 (Municipality of Pembina)

The Hazel School District was established formally in October 1887, and a one-room school building was erected on the northwest quarter of 2-4-9 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Pembina. It operated until July 1966 when it merged with Manitou Consolidated School No. 314.

Among the teachers of Hazel School were Nellie McClung (1890-1891) and Miss Edith Young.

Hazel School

Hazel School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 80.

Hazel School commemorative sign

Hazel School commemorative sign (2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.28129, W98.57940
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.

“Wallcraft’s vision preserves past,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 August 1980, page 4.

Hazel School file, Archibald Museum.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 February 2021

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