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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ralph Connor School No. 1769 (RM of Siglunes)

The Ralph Connor School District was established in January 1915, named for the nom-de-plume of novelist Charles W. Gordon, and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE7-25-8W in the Rural Municipality of Siglunes. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Lakeshore School Division. No vestige of the former school was found during a 2016 site visit.

Ralph Connor School

Ralph Connor School (circa 1930)
Source: Education Department Report, 1930, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Site Location (lat/long): N51.15450, W98.56176
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Charles William Gordon [Ralph Connor] (1860-1937)


Ebb and Flow East topographic map, 62O/2 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [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.

We thank Holly Thorne for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 July 2016

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