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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dobbyn School No. 986 (Municipality of Two Borders)

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The Dobbyn School District was established formally in January 1899 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW3-4-26W in what is now the Municipality of Two Borders. The district was dissolved in April 1909 and its catchment area was added to that of Melita Consolidated School No. 440.

Among the teachers of Dobbyn School were Jenny McFetridge (1899-1900), Daisy Hunter (1901-1902), Maggie Robb (1905), Josie M. Harvey (1905-1906), Ernestine Cable (1907), Mary F. Beattie (1907), Katie Armstrong (1908), and Maggie Hope (1908).

Dobbyn School No. 986

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.26769, W100.91601
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Our First Century, Town of Melita and Municipality of Arthur: 1884-1984 by Melita-Arthur History Committee, 1983, page 237.

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: 12 September 2022

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