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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dufrost School No. 1505 (RM of DeSalaberry)

The Dufrost School District was organized formally in July 1909. As of 1944, a one-room schoolhouse was operating at the northeast corner of SW18-5-4E in the Rural Municipality of DeSalaberry. The district was dissolved in 1953 and its catchment area was distributed between Carey School, St. Pierre Centre School, St. Pierre South School, and Frontenac School. No vestige of the school remains at the site.

Dufrost School, teacherage and barn

Dufrost School, teacherage and barn (no date) by James Tod
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 130.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.39114, W97.04219
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Frontenac School No. 2217 (Dufrost, RM of DeSalaberry)

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Dufrost School District No. 1505], 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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 April 2021

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