Head, Clara and Maria Local History
The First School House at Bissett Creek
Description
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A lone figure stands in the entrance of Bissett Creek's first schoolhouse. It's a Winter scene. The small structure in the white pines to the right is the outhouse.
Notes
The Ottawa River lay just behind the hill in the background of this picture. The schoolhouse was replaced by a new one room schoolhouse in the 1930s. The house was then bought by the Giroux (Section Man) family. The Pellerin family lived next door to the original school and the teacher used to board with them. The schoolhouse was later torn down.
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 10
Image Height: 8
Subject(s)
Local identifier
971.38.BC.5
Collection
Mary Ellen Boudreau and Joan Charbonneau Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.224764074235 Longitude: -78.0587196350098
Creative Commons licence
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Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Copyright Holder Contact Information
Head, Clara and Maria Public Library
Web: http://hcmpubliclibrary.ca
Email: hcmhistory@gmail.com
Address: 15 Township Hall Rd. Stonecliffe, Ontario K0J 2K0
Contact
Head, Clara and Maria Public Library
Email:hcmhistory@gmail.com
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The First School House at Bissett Creek


A lone figure stands in the entrance of Bissett Creek's first schoolhouse. It's a Winter scene. The small structure in the white pines to the right is the outhouse.