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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oak Hill School No. 1123 (RM of Lorne)

A monument in the Rural Municipality of Lorne, unveiled in 1989, commemorates Oak Hill School District, established in May 1901. A one-room schoolhouse operated at NW29-6-10W. The district was dissolved in January 1967 and its area was distributed between Swan Lake Consolidated School No. 345, Holland Consolidated School No. 390, and Ste. Marie Consolidated School No. 963.

Oak Hill School

Oak Hill School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 62.

Oak Hill School

Oak Hill School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.51744, W98.79501
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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 August 2014

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