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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mazeppa School No. 2088 (RM of Stuartburn)

The Mazeppa School District was established in September 1921 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE25-1-7E in the Rural Municipality of Stuartburn. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its area was added to the Boundary School Division but the original school building is still present at the site, used as a private residence.

Among the teachers of Mazeppa School were M. A. Buck (1929-1930) and Anna Dill Carson (1931-1932).

Mazeppa School

Mazeppa School (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 92.

The former Mazeppa School building

The former Mazeppa School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1357.

The former Mazeppa School building

The former Mazeppa School building (August 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.06714, W96.51760
denoted by symbol on the map above


Manitoba School Records Collection, Mazeppa School District No. 2088 Daily Registers, GR4095, 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.

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.

Page revised: 28 July 2020

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