Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kronsthal School No. 68 (RM of Rhineland)

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The Kronsthal School District was established formally around December 1878 in what would several years later become the Rural Municipality of Douglas (now part of the Rural Municipality of Rhineland). The districts catchment area including the southwestern half of Township 1 Range 2 West, encompassing the area between Kronsthal and Blumenort South. It is known to have operated a classroom during the Spring Term of 1885, lead by teacher Cornelius Neufeld, however available records detail no other classroom instruction held between 1883 and the 1890s. The location of where it was located, along with any information as to what structure was utilized, are unknown. Any formal dissolution or amalgamation of the district into an adjacent school district is not yet determined. By the 1890s reference to it is discontinued, though the Kronsthal name would later see use again with other school districts.

Kronsthal School No. 68

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.02959, W97.70716
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kronsthal School No. 2133 (RM of Rhineland)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Exeter School No. 1994 (Neuhorst, RM of Rhineland)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Neu Kronsthal School No. 1137 (RM of Rhineland)


Board of Education registers (A 0050), GR7643, Archives of Manitoba.

Summative half-yearly returns for school districts (A 0051), GR0571, Archives of Manitoba.

Board of Education meeting minutes and office files (A 0052), GR1622, Archives of Manitoba.

School division and school district formation files (E 0027), Kronsthal School District No. 68, GR1688, Archives of Manitoba.

Township and parish plans and plats (NR 0212), Range 2 West - Township 1, GR2404, Archives of Manitoba.

Rural Municipality of Douglas fonds (ZZ 0051), RM of Douglas Assessment Rolls, GR9177, Archives of Manitoba.

Rural Municipality of Rhineland fonds (ZZ 0052), RM of Douglas Assessment Rolls, GR9178, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 12 August 2022

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