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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gauthier School No. 1758 (RM of Tache)

The Gauthier School District was organized formally in May 1914 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE21-9-8E in the Rural Municipality of Tache, on land donated by David Gauthier, for whom the district was named. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Seine River School Division.

A monument at the former school site commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Ross Community Centre in 1993 and Gauthier School.

Gauthier School

Gauthier School (no date) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 30.

Gauthier School commemorative monument

Gauthier School commemorative monument (October 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.75881, W96.43501
denoted by symbol on the map above


Vivian West topographic map, 62H/16 West, Edition 2, Series A743 [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.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2020

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