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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cypress River Pioneers Monument (Cypress River, RM of Victoria)

A monument at Cypress River was dedicated on 11 July 1970 to the memory of the pioneers of Cypress River and district. On top of the cairn is the bell from the former Cypress River Consolidated School No. 2357, and a plaque on the monument lists the rural schools around Cypress River, including Glencove School No. 205, Selton School No. 291, Richmond Hill School No. 363, Bru School No. 368, Cypress Valley School No. 394, Grange School No. 892, and Oliver School No. 1766.

Cypress River pioneers commemorative monument

Cypress River pioneers commemorative monument (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Cypress River pioneers commemorative monument

Cypress River pioneers commemorative monument (October 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.55492, W99.09563
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cypress River Consolidated School No. 2357 / Cypress River Museum (Cypress River, RM of Victoria)


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: 23 October 2022

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