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History

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Here are some facts you might find interesting about the Mural located on the exterior wall of Norquay School:

  • The mural was painted in 2008 by Tim and Connie Friesen and children from Eagle Wing Daycare, students in the CSI program and children from the Norquay Community Centre.
  • Characters represented in the mural are all of historic significance to North Point Douglas.  Some of these characters include: Chief Peguis, Lord Selkirk, James S. Woodworth, Tommy Douglas, Sir William Stephenson, and John Norquay.

To learn more about the mural on Norquay School , please follow the link below:

http://www.themuralsofwinnipeg.com/Mpages/index.php?action=gotomural&muralid=405

Here are some facts you might find interesting about Norquay School:

  • Norquay School was originally called Central School and was built in 1882.
  • The first school was a rented two-room store and six rooms were added in 1888.
  • In 1890, a fire destroyed the school and a three-storey structure was built in 1892 to accommodate the growing neighbourhood.
  • The present school opened in 1971.

To learn more about the North Point Douglas neighbourhood and Norquay School, please follow the link below:

http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/features/walkingtours/pointdouglas/index.shtml

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