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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kronsweide School No. 1030 (RM of Morris)

The Kronsweide School District was formally established in August 1899 and a school building operated in the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of 23-4-2 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Morris. The district, which became part of the Morris Macdonald School Division, was dissolved in 1968 and henceforth students from this area went to Lowe Farm Consolidated School No. 2377. In September 2015, a sign commemorating the school was erected at the site.

Kronsweide School

Kronsweide School (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 43.

Kronsweide School commemorative sign

Kronsweide School commemorative sign (September 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Kronsweide School commemorative sign

Kronsweide School commemorative sign (July 2023)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.31777, W97.61782
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lowe Farm Monument (Lowe Farm, RM of Morris)

Manitoba Organization: Morris-Macdonald School Division School District No. 19


Cummin’s Rural Directory Map for Manitoba published by the Cummins Map Company, 404 Chambers of Commerce, Winnipeg, 1923. [Copies held by Edward M. Ledohowski and Gordon Goldsborough]

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.

Aerial photograph A11637-120 [1948], Manitoba Air Photo Library.

We thank Mariette Allen for assistance in locating an aerial photograph of Kronsweide School, and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 September 2023

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