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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rivard School / Barras School No. 1947 (RM of Ste. Anne)

Known as the Rivard School District when it was organized formally in January 1919, its name was changed to Barras sometime before 1944. A one-room schoolhouse operated at NW32-8-8E in the Rural Municipality of Ste. Anne. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its area became part of the Seine River School Division.

Barras School

Barras School (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 65.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.70721, W96.46895
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Richer West topographic map, 62H/9 West, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 April 2021

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