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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glencross School No. 71 (RM of Stanley)

Glencross School District was organized in December 1878. A school building was constructed in the southwest quarter of 9-2-5 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. It closed in May 1969. The monument, erected around 1969, lists the teachers who taught at Glencross School through the years, and the last members of the school board. As of the early 1990s, the wood frame school building remained at the site. It is now gone.

Glencross School

Glencross School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Glencross School

Glencross School monument, back side showing plaque and 1899 cornerstone (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.10393, W98.08793
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: 14 May 2013

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