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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Roseneath School No. 691 (RM of Odanah)

Roseneath School District was formally organized in March 1892, and a school building was erected on the southeast quarter of 33-13-18 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Odanah. In 1896, the school was moved to NW27-13-18W but, in March 1920, it burned to the ground. In September 1921, a new Roseneath Consolidated School was built at NE21-13-18W. The school closed in June 1966 and the district was dissolved in January 1967. A monument was erected at the former school site in 1983.

Among the teachers of Roseneath School was Morris J. Stefaniuk (1965-1966).

Roseneath School

Roseneath School (no date) by W. C. Hartley
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 109.

Roseneath School

Roseneath School monument (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.12242, W99.86723
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Rapid City school board requires two teachers,” Rapid City Reporter, 28 April 1966, page 1.

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: 7 October 2015

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