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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Langevin School No. 946 (RM of Montcalm)

The Langevin School District was established in May 1898, probably named for cleric Louis Philippe Adelard Langevin, and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE19-2-1E in the Rural Municipality of Montcalm. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its catchment area was added to the Altona Consolidated School District and later the Rhineland School Division.

Langevin School

Langevin School (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 28

The former Langevin School building

The former Langevin School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 703

The former Langevin School building

The former Langevin School building (no date)
Source: Cam Timlick

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.13355, W97.43792
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Cummin’s Rural Directory Map for Manitoba published by the Cummins Map Company, 404 Chambers of Commerce, Winnipeg, 1923. [Copies held by Edward M. Ledohowski and Gordon Goldsborough]

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 Henry Unger and Cam Timlick for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 February 2020

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