St. Augustine (Smoky River)

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In 1891 a school was established at the St. Augustine Roman Catholic Mission in the Smoky River area of what is now Alberta. By 1900 the federal government was providing funding for the boarding school. While the school had a maximum enrollment of 50 to 60 students, it never was able to recruit enough children to make it financially viable. As a result, it was closed in 1907.

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Other forms of name:

  • St. Augustine
  • Smoky River
  • Peace River
  • St. Augusta Mission
  • St. Augustine Peace River
  • Smokey Forks
  • Smokey River
  • Forks Mission
  • Smoky River Boarding School
  • Smoky Forks Mission
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