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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Jean School No. 1508 (RM of Grey)

The St. Jean School District was organized formally in March 1909. As of 1945, a one-room schoolhouse was operating at the southwest corner of SW5-9-6W in the Rural Municipality of Grey. The district was dissolved in 1961 and its catchment area was distributed between Dandurand Consolidated School District and the St. Claude Consolidated School District, and later the Mountain School Division. No vestige of the school remains at the site.

St. Jean School

St. Jean School (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 130.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.71015, W98.25473
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [St. Jean School District No. 1508], GR1688, E0027, 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: 30 April 2021

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