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Early all-grade school in Branch
Early all-grade school in Branch
Descriptive TitleEarly all-grade school in Branch
CategoryEducation
TopicBuildings
KeywordsSchools
DescriptionThe early schools in Branch were located in peoples houses. By the early-1900s, this large schoolhouse - across from the location of the current church - was the centre of education for many Branch children.
Date1923
CollectorBranch Cultural Historical Association
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Branch--The Place
NotesStarting in 1968, high school students were bussed to neighbouring St. Brides to attend school. In 1992, elementary students joined those attending school in St. Brides and the school in Branch closed.
FormatImage/jpeg
TypeStill Image
Resource TypePhotograph
LanguageEng
SourceBell (Power) Greene - personal photo collection
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Avalon
RightsCC BY-NC 2.0 CA
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