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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Beaver Rapids School No. 674 (RM of Ellice)

The Beaver Rapids School District was organized formally in November 1891 and a one-room school building was erected on the southeast quarter of 8-16-29 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Ellice. It closed in 1927 and the remaining students went to Rutherglen Consolidated School No. 1297. The building is no longer at the site but a monument commemorates it.

Beaver Rapids School

Beaver Rapids School monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.34372, W101.43300
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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2013

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