St. Mary's School (Dawson, Y.T.)

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St. Mary's School (Dawson, Y.T.)

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St. Marys School Convent (Dawson, Yukon Territory) opened in 1899, as the first school in Dawson. It set a precedent in the Yukon, as it received government funding. . The school moved from a site near the hospital; to a corner lot in town. Dwindling school population followed the decline of Dawson, leading to the close of the school in 1963.


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