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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ravens Glen School No. 687 (RM of Oakview)

The Ravens Glen School District was established formally in August 1892. A one-classroom, wood frame school building was constructed on the southwest quarter of 12-15-21W in what is now the Rural Municipality of Oakview. In 1915, it became part of the Cardale Consolidated School No. 1763. The former school building was sold to local farmer Charles Shields for $125 and moved to NW1-15-21W where it was renovated into a residence. It was later used as a home by the Parks family then it stood vacant for a time, then it was burned down.

The teachers who worked at Ravens Glen School included Agnes Lockhart (1892-1893), Mary Tighe (1894), Emma Calvert (1894), Constance Jennings (1895), Mabel Lougill (1895), Mary Richardson (1896-1897), Octavious Gamey (1898), Lottie Whyte (1899), Annetta Corbett (1900), C. L. St. John (1901), J. B. Haig (1902), William John Rose (1903), E. T. Sirett (1904), J. E. Hamilton (1905), Mina Howden (1906), Saby B. Alexander (1907), Mrs. Tait (1908), Ivy Johnston (1908), Miss Riddell (1909), Isabelle McTavish (1910), Miss D. Hopper (1911), Clark Hopper (1911), Susan McKinnon (1912-1913), Margo Haache (1914), and Miss A. Edwards (1915).

Site Location (lat/long): N50.25560, W100.25253
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.

Foot Prints & Chalk Dust by Cardale Reunion Book Committee, circa 1981.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 March 2017

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