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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Anderson School No. 156 (RM of Roland)

Anderson School District was organized in June 1884. A school building was constructed in NE31-4-4W in the Rural Municipality of Roland. The school closed in 1947 and the building was sold, moved across the road to NE36-4-5W, and used as a granary. The district was formally dissolved in January 1954.

Among the teachers of Anderson School were William Foster (1884) and Marjorie Wilkinson (1947).

Anderson School

Anderson School sign (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.35474, W98.00129
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.

Roland & Myrtle Family Histories, Roland 4H, 1990, page 79.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2017

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