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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chmelnycki School No. 1494 (RM of Rossburn)

The Chmelnycki School District was established in March 1909 and a one-room schoolhouse opened at NW28-21-24W in the Rural Municipality of Rossburn. The building was moved to SE34-21-24W in 1929. It was replaced by a new structure in 1951. The school closed in 1964 and the district was dissolved the following year. Its area became part of the Rossburn Consolidated School District and later the Pelly Trail School Division. No vestige of the former school remains at the site.

The teachers of Chmelnycki School were Michael Nowosad (1910), Elias Mykichuk, John Hykaway, Metro Wowk, Jacob Matiowsky, Mr. Cozoris, Ivan Storozuk, Basil Trakalo, Nick Nazarish, Miss Tommick, Dorothy Bugera, Ivan Storozuk, Lillian Gregorash, Paul Fostershank, Nick Yarish, Peter Yaskiw, Peter Cherkas, Joe Borody, Nick Odaisky, Marie Mychasiw, Allan Wagner, Theresa Michalchuk, Maria Michalchuk, Eugenia Pawluk, Alex Sabeski, Mrs. Stan Malchuk, Vi Matiowsky, Mike Dunits, Nick Kalyniuk, and Miss M. J. I. Gunn (1964).

Chmelnycki School

Chmelnycki School (no date) by J. W. Clarke
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 128.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.84539, W100.72099
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rossburn Centenary Monument (RM of Rossburn)

Sources:

Glen Elmo East topographic map, 62K/15 East, Edition 1, 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.

On the Sunny Slopes of the Riding Mountains, A History of Rossburn and District, Volume 1 by Rossburn History Club, 1984. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.R78 Ont]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 January 2015

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