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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lintrathen School No. 1118 (RM of Dufferin)

The Lintrathen School District was established in March 1901 and a one-room wood frame school building was constructed on the southwest quarter of 3-6-6W in the Rural Municipality of Dufferin, on one acre of land donated by Ben Megill. The school closed in 1919 and the districted was consolidated with Graysville School. No vestige of it remains at the site but a commemorative sign was erected by the Carman/Dufferin Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee.

Lintrathen School commemorative sign

Lintrathen School commemorative sign (March 2021)
Source: Art Peers

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44360, W98.20535
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.

School Bells & Honey Pails: A GPS Tour of Local Country Schools, Dufferin Historical Museum, circa 2011, 74 pages.

We thank Art Peers for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 April 2021

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