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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Caledonia School No. 1417 (RM of Tache)

The Caledonia School District operated a one-room schoolhouse at W5-9-7E in the Rural Municipality of Tache. In 1959, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Ste. Anne Consolidated School District and later the Seine River School Division. The former schoolhouse was sold and moved about a mile and a half to the northwest (N49.72287, W96.64023) where it was renovated into a private residence.

Caledonia School

Caledonia School (no date) by R. Goulet
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 114.

The former Caledonia School building

The former Caledonia School building (September 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.71498, W96.61634
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Caledonia School District No. 1417], GR1688, E0027, 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.

We thank Lorna Annell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 April 2021

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