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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chipping Hill School No. 488 (Municipality of North Norfolk)

Chipping Hill School District was formally established March 1887 in the Municipality of North Norfolk. The first log school was built the next year on SE24-10-11W and named for the English birthplace of the landowner, Mr. E. Hamblin. A new frame school was built in 1902 on NE13-10-11 and served for many years as an educational and social centre for the community. It closed due to consolidation in June 1965 and students henceforth attended MacGregor Consolidated School No. 2434. A cairn at the site was dedicated on 23 June 1991 to the students, teachers, and pioneers of the local community. In 2010, a restoration project for the school building was undertaken by local residents, who continue to use it for community functions. Also known as Rose Hill School, it is not the same facility as Rosehill School No. 90 that operated near Baldur from 1883 to 1960.

Chipping Hill School

The former Chipping Hill School building (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Chipping Hill School

The Chipping Hill School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84025, W98.82537
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rosehill School No. 90 (Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Thirlstane School No. 483 (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

Sources:

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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

Through Fields and Dreams: A History of the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk and MacGregor by The History Book Committee of the North Norfolk-MacGregor Archives, 1998, page 879.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2016

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