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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Melba School No. 2039 (Municipality of Rhineland)

The Melba School District was established in April 1929 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE34-3-2W in what is now the Municipality of Rhineland. The district was dissolved in 1965 and its area became part of the Horndean School District and later the Rhineland School Division.

Among the teachers who worked at Carleton School were John K. Brandt (1922-1923), J. W. Driedger (Fall 1923), Jacob H. Janzen (Spring 1924), Bernhard P. Giesbrecht (Fall 1925), A. J. Dyck (Spring 1926), and Jacob Cornelius Winters (1955-1956).

Melba School

Melba School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 82

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.26525, W97.64067
denoted by symbol on the map above


Roland East topographic map, 62H/5 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

Manitoba School Records Collection, Melba District No. 2039 Daily Registers, GR0638, 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 Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 4 September 2021

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