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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oak Point School No. 960 (Oak Point, RM of St. Laurent)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The Oak Point School District was established formally in August 1898 and a school building operated in Oak Point in the Rural Municipality of St. Laurent. The school closed in 1967. The former school building was used for a time as a general store and is now a private residence.

Principals

Period

Principal

1950-1952

Margaret Amelia Creighton (1911-1979)

1952-1953

K. Krahn

1953-1954

R. D. Wilson

1954-1955

Alexander Russell “Alex” Paterson (1882-1958)

1955-1957

F. C. Clark

1957-1958

J. Kerbrat

1958-1959

E. W. Pickup

1959-1961

Rudolf Ewald “Rudy” Mehmel (1918-2013)

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Oak Point School was Herbert D. Roehl (1957).

Photos & Maps

Oak Point School

Oak Point School (no date) by M. Hall-Jones
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 30.

The former Oak Point School building

The former Oak Point School building (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.50651, W98.02592
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Canadian voter lists, Ancestry.

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 November 2018

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