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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Valleyfield School No. 952 (RM of Stanley)

The Valleyfield School District was organized in April 1898. It operated a school building on the southeast quarter of 21-2-5 west of the Principal Meridian in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. The one-classroom building was replaced around 1945 by a wood frame and stucco structure which, in turn, was replaced in 1965 by the present building, brought here from a site in the Rural Municipality of Pembina south of Manitou. After the district joined the Western School Division No. 47 in 1969, the school closed and the building sat vacant for 17 years. Around 1987, it was renovated into a private residence.

Valleyfield School

The former Valleyfield School building (November 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.14030, W98.06628
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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 May 2013

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