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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kronsfeld School / Haskett School No. 1284 (Haskett, RM of Stanley)

Known originally as Kronsfeld School District when it was organized in April 1904, a school building was constructed around 1920 in Haskett in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. After the school closed in 1971, the building sat vacant until 1999 when it was demolished.

Among the teachers of Haskett School was Peter Brown.

Kronsfeld School

Kronsfeld School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 91.

Haskett School

Haskett School (no date)
Source: Neil Thiessen

The former Haskett School building

The former Haskett School building (no date)
Source: Neil Thiessen

Former site of Haskett School with the sign from the building

Former site of Haskett School with the sign from the building (November 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.01938, W97.97518
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.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Neil Thiessen.

Page revised: 25 February 2018

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