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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Clemenceau School No. 1957 (Municipality of Roblin)

The Clemenceau School District was established in March 1919, probably named for French politician Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929), and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW25-29-29W in what is now the Municipality of Roblin. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Intermountain School Division. A metal sign commemorates the school at its former site.

Among the teachers who worked at Clemenceau School through the years was Mary H. Simpson.

Clemenceau School

Clemenceau School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 67.

Clemenceau School commemorative sign

Clemenceau School commemorative sign (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.54420, W101.45242
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Childs Lake East topographic map, 62N/11 East, 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: 1 April 2021

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