Category Archives: Arrowwood Area

History of Arrowwood and the surrounding area

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“Silk Stockings in a Snowbank” with Paulette Cochrane

Paulette Cochrane tells a story of how she came to be living in the small prairie town of Arrowwood. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Municipal Heritage Project Open House

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Let’s Keep in Touch

Area pioneers had left their family, friends and everything familiar behind. The loneliness they suffered in their new home was heightened by the lack of knowing what was happening where they had come from. A day looked forward to with anticipation was Mail Day at their nearest post office. Most often the post office was […]

ACAD students use Vulcan County History content for New Media projects

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‘School Bells and Children’s Yells’ – A new book on Vulcan County’s Rural Schools

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Where are the old schools now?

Vulcan County had within its limits, 123 school districts. Of those districts, six never had a schoolhouse. For most, it was because they were included in Consolidated School Districts. For one, Pasture Land, it was formed only after the County began, for taxation purposes. The histories for the others, from A to Y, have now […]

Swastika School No. 4267 Wayside School No. 4267

Margaret House wrote this article in “Furrows of Time, a history of Arrowwood and Shouldice, Mossleigh and Farrow:” In the early years, it was difficult for people to get their children to school unless they could move to nearby towns. There was a definite need for a school southeast of Arrowwood, as that area was […]

Shouldice School No. 4222

Shouldice School opened east of Arrowwood, southwest of Shouldice, on the 16 January, 1926, in a granary attached to the chairman’s house, taught by Miss Nita (Jones) Boos. The school district was established on July 9, 1925. The district was named after the Shouldice family. On January 28, 1926, the school district was declared to […]

LaSalle School No. 4362

One of the later school districts to be organized, LaSalle School District No. 4362 was established on September 15, 1928. It was located on the SE quarter of 29-21-24-W4. Directions from Arrowwood – South 1 1/2 miles on Highway 547, follow curve and head west 6 miles on Highway 547, turn north on Range Road […]

East Arrowwood School No. 3201

East Arrowwood School was often referred to as the little school two miles east and one and a half miles south of where the town of Arrowwood is now. It was established on November 25, 1914 and built in 1915. Directions from Arrowwood are – East on Township Rd 205A (follows north side of railway) […]