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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chesley School No. 137 (RM of Oakland)

Chesley School District was organized in January 1882 and a school building was erected in the northwest quarter of 13-7-18 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Oakland. It closed in 1960 and was formally dissolved in January 1967.

Chesley School

Chesley School (no date) by A. J. Hatcher
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 47.

Chesley School

Chesley School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.57629, W99.80247
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minnewawa Cemetery (RM of Oakland)


One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 April 2012

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