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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sunrise School No. 5 (RM of St. Andrews)

In 1939, Sunrise School was opened by the Mapleton School District No. 5 on Sunnyside Road in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews south of Selkirk. By 1982, the one-room schoolhouse was gone and only a foundation remained at the site where it stood.

Among the teachers of Sunrise School was Elinor Kartzmark (1943-1944).

Sunrise School

Sunrise School (no date) by H. D. Cumming
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 1.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.13682, W96.93966
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mapleton School No. 5 (112 Calder Road, RM of St. Andrews)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sunrise School No. 1926 (Municipality of McCreary)

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.

Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry 1880-1981: R.M. of St. Andrews by Municipality of St. Andrews, 1982. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.S22 Bey]

We thank Linda Rolof for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 February 2020

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