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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riverview School No. 279 / Riverview United Church (Municipality of Souris-Glenwood)

A monument in the Municipality of Souris-Glenwood, erected in 1987, commemorates Riverview School No. 279, which operated between 1884 and 1948 at NE28-7-20W, Riverview United Church, which operated between 1902 and 1952 at SW34-7-20W, and Riverview Orange Hall, which operated between 1933 and 1973 at NW27-7-20W. Across the road from the monument are the remains of the shelterbelt for the former school yard.

Riverview School

Riverview School (no date) by J. B. Morrison
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 12.

Riverview commemorative monument

Riverview commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.60596, W100.12074
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riverview School (Casey Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Riverview School (1105 Louise Avenue East, Brandon)

Sources:

Souris East topographic map, 62F/09 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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 January 2018

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