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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elk Ranch School No. 1145 (RM of Rosedale)

The Elk Ranch School District was organized formally in August 1901, and a one-classroom wood frame school building operated on NE10-17-16W in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale. After the school closed, its building was used for storage.

Elk Ranch School

The first Elk Ranch School (no date) by W. C. Hartley
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 66.

Elk Ranch School

The second Elk Ranch School building (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.44600, W99.58599
denoted by symbol on the map above

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 May 2013

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