Category Archives: Mossleigh Area

History of Mossleigh and the surrounding area

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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 […]

Trego School No. 4050-site 2

The second school to have this name was located in the town of Mossleigh. SW quarter of 30-20-24-W4. Directions in Mossleigh (along Highway 24) – From Highway 24, turn north on Range Road 250 for ¼ mile, turn southwest onto Centre Street for about 1 block (just past baseball diamond). Latitude 50.72137, Longitude -113.32697. (More […]

Trego School No. 4050-site 1

Trego School District No. 4050, established on August 2, 192. The school was located on the SE quarter of 5-21-24-W4. Directions from Arrowwood – South on Highway 24 for 1½ miles, follow curve and head West 6 miles on Highway 547, turn North on Range Road 244 (Western Feedlot Rd) for 2 miles. Latitude 50.7472, […]

Sunset Valley School No. 3236

Marion (Beacome) Winters wrote in “Wheat Country – a history of Vulcan and District”: Times being more prosperous in 1915 than in earlier years, the board of trustees, consisting of A. H. Tharle, A. D. Mitchell, H. W. Ernst and S. Washburn as secretary-treasurer contracted the construction of the school for approximately $1500 on the […]

Plain Valley School No. 2433

Plain Valley School was located SE 25-21-25-W4. At the time of opening, the land was owned by Mr. Frank Thurber, grandfather of Jack and Frank Thurber. Plans for the school were made on March 15, 1911. The school district was established on May 10, 1911. The first trustees were Walter Baker, F. E. Rhoades and […]

Mossleigh School No. 4050

The school in the town of Mossleigh was originally named Trego II. The land location was SW 30-20-24-W4. Directions in Mossleigh (along Highway 24) – From Highway 24, turn north on Range Road 250 for ¼ mile, turn southwest onto Centre Street for about 1 block (just past baseball diamond). Latitude 50.72137, Longitude -113.32697. Trego […]