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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dunstan School No. 379 (Municipality of Prairie View)

The Dunstan School District was organized formally in March 1885 and a one-room school building operated at this location in what is now the Municipality of Prairie View from 1905 to 1917, when it was consolidated with the Foxwarren Consolidated School No. 525. The building is no longer at the site but a monument commemorates it.

The teachers of Dunstan School included Fanny Graham, Miss Hill, Mr. Anderson, Thomas Leese, Miss Huggins, Edgar H. Murphy, Edward Hayes, Mr. McMillan, T. W. Ebbern, D. V. Yorke, Florence “Flossie” Dunfield, Florence Nicholson, Nellie McLaren, Isabella Grant, Mary Graham, Kathleen L. Medcalf, Janet Brown, and Gwendoline Elliot.

Dunstan School

Dunstan School monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.49047, W101.08535
denoted by symbol on the map above

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.

The Fox’s Tale: The History of Foxwarren and the Consolidated School District #525 by Foxwarren and District History Book Committee, 1989, page 51.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 June 2017

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