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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Corrall School No. 1382 (RM of Springfield)

The Corrall School District was organized formally in March 1906 but a school did not open until November 1911, in a wood frame building at SW35-11-8E in the Rural Municipality of Springfield. It was later replaced and the original school was sold to a local Hutterite colony. In 1968, the school closed and the building was renovated into a private residence.

Some of the teachers who taught at Corrall School included Mildred Carter, Miss Holmes, Edward Bathgate, Minnie McCrea, Mrs. Hammond, Miss McCleod, Winona Hockley, Mr. Lytton, Ruby Black, Maybelle Fowler, Margaret McCarter, Frances Kury, Stephanie Prucyk, and Paul Moros.

Corrall School

Corrall School (no date) by R. Goulet
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 108.

Corrall School

The former Corrall School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1295.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.95860, W96.40074
denoted by symbol on the map above


Vivian West topographic map, 62H/16, 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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

Springfield: 1st Rural Municipality in Manitoba, 1873-1973 by Dugald Women’s Institute, 1974.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 August 2015

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