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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Clinton School No. 177 (RM of Elton)

The Clinton School District was established in July 1884 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE10-11-18W in the Rural Municipality of Elton. The district was dissolved in 1959 and its area became part of the Elton Municipal School District. The school closed permanently in 1965.

Among the noteworthy students of Clinton School was F. W. Crawford.

Clinton School

Clinton School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 63.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.91580, W99.84349
denoted by symbol on the map above


Brandon West topographic map, 62G/13 West, Edition 2, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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.

Homesteaders and Homemakers: A History of Elton Municipality in its First Century by Elton Historical Committee, 1973. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.E48 Hom]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 March 2021

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