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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Blumstein School No. 503 (RM of Stanley)

The Blumstein School District was organized formally in May 1887. A schoolhouse operated at SW25-2-5W in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. It closed in 1965 and was formally dissolved in January 1969. The wood frame structure is no longer at the site.

Blumstein School

Blumstein School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 76.

Blumstein School commemorative monument

Blumstein School commemorative monument (October 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Blumstein School commemorative monument

Blumstein School commemorative monument (August 2022)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.15539, W98.02058
denoted by symbol on the map above


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 Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 September 2022

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