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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cupar School No. 1633 (Municipality of Roblin)

The Cupar School District was established formally in December 1911 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at the southeast corner of NE18-25-29W in what is now the Municipality of Roblin. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Goose Lake Consolidated School District and later the Intermountain School Division. The former school building still stands at the site and is used as a private residence.

Among the teachers of Cupar School was Ruby Alexander.

Cupar School

Cupar School (no date) by R. J. MacKenzie
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 7.

The former Cuper School building

The former Cuper School building (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.16442, W101.51683
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Cupar School District No. 1633], 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.

“More Tummel,” Roblin Review, 21 October 2003, page 28.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 March 2021

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