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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Greenfarm School No. 853 (RM of Stanley)

Greenfarm School District was organized in May 1895. A school building was constructed in the southwest quarter of 13-3-4 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. It closed in January 1969. A monument was erected on 8-9 July 1995 for the centenary of the school’s founding.

Among the teachers of Greenfarm School was Peter Brown.

Greenfarm School

Greenfarm School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 12.

The former Greenfarm School building

The former Greenfarm School building (October 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Greenfarm School commemorative sign

Greenfarm School commemorative sign (October 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.20732, W97.87713
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 February 2021

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