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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tenterfield School No. 653 (RM of Oakland)

Tenterfield School District was organized in April 1891 and a school building was erected in the southeast quarter of 10-7-17 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Oakland. It closed in 1945 and was formally dissolved in January 1961, with the district consolidating with Wawanesa Consolidated School No. 2393.

Tenterfield School

Tenterfield School (no date) by A. J. Hatcher
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 103.

Tenterfield School

Tenterfield School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.54708, W99.68924
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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2013

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