The Hebron School District was formally established in 1884 and a school building was erected in the southwest quarter of 23-8-20W in the Rural Municipality of Glenwood. The school closed in June 1968 and its remaining students went to Souris. The building was still standing, but vacant, in the late 1980s, and was later moved away. In 1991, a monument was erected at the site.
Hebron School building (circa 1917)
Source: Education Department Report, 1917, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Hebron School (no date) by J. B. Morrison
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 22.
The former Hebron School building (circa 1990)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 448.
Hebron School Monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Site Location (lat/long): N49.66531, W100.09806
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.
A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.
Souris and Glenwood history book
“Forty years ago,” Brandon Sun, 21 May 2008, page 8.
Hebron School - 1 Room 8 Grades 30 Pupils 1 Teacher by Reid Dickie
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 1 February 2015
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