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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Schoenthal School No. 1552 (Municipality of Rhineland)

The Schoenthal School District was established in February 1910 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE18-2-1W in what is now the Municipality of Rhineland. It was re-built in 1944. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Altona Consolidated School District and later the Rhineland School Division.

Schoenthal School

Schoenthal School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 138.

Schoenthal School

Schoenthal School (c1940s)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Manitoba school records collection, GR14995, G 11120.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.12524, W97.57293
denoted by symbol on the map above


Altona East topographic map, 62H/4 East, Edition 1 ASE, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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: 29 May 2022

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