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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Donore School No. 118 (RM of Macdonald)

This site at NW10-8-1E in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald was the location of Donore School. Established formally in February 1881, the district was dissolved in 1957.

Donore School

Donore School (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 39.

Donore School commemorative sign

Donore School commemorative sign (September 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Donore School building

The former Donore School building (October 2017)
Source: Vicki Derksen-Duhame

Aerial view of the former Donore School building

Aerial view of the former Donore School building (October 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.64980, W97.39017
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 12F-C101, 2012-2013).

This page was prepared by Vicki Derksen-Duhame and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 April 2020

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