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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Delton School No. 188 (Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

The Delton School District was established formally in October 1884 and a school building was erected on the southwest corner of 21-8-18 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa. It was dissolved in August 1967. The building is no longer on the site but a fieldstone monument commemorates it.

Among the teachers of Delton School was Elizabeth Maude Bain Ilott (1943-1944).

Delton School

Delton School (no date) by A. J. Hatcher
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 65.

Delton School commemorative monument

Delton School commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.67160, W99.87051
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minnewawa Cemetery (RM of Oakland)

Sources:

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.

Manitoba Permit Teachers of World War II, compiled by Louisa Loeb, Winnipeg: Hyperion Press Ltd., 2007.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2021

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