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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
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Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kelloe School No. 574 (Kelloe, RM of Yellowhead)

The Kelloe School District was organized formally in April 1889 and a one-room school building operated at SW30-17-24W in what is now the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead, on land donated by G. C. Hall. In 1927, the school inspector recommended that a new school building be constructed so, in 1928, a new structure opened at NE19-17-24W. In 1938, the original building was moved into the village of Kelloe and renovated into a community hall. The school closed in 1964 and its remaining students went to Shoal Lake Consolidated School No. 2352. The building was moved to a farm near Foxwarren where it was used as a residence. A sign commemorates it at the earlier site.

Among the teachers who worked at Kelloe School were Charles S. Castell (1890), W. H. Crosfield (1898-1899), Daniel Baldwin (1890s), and Peter L. Hyde.

Kelloe School

Kelloe School (no date) by G. W. Bartlett
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 90.

Kelloe School commemorative monument

Kelloe School commemorative monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.47647, W100.76702
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.

Ripples On The Lake: A History of Shoal Lake Municipality, 1884-1984 by Shoal Lake History Book Committee, 1984.

We thank Malcolm Bell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 August 2019

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