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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lorraine School No. 1898 (RM of Ste. Anne)

The Lorraine School District was organized formally in September 1917 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE21-7-8E in the Rural Municipality of Ste. Anne. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Seine River School Division. The former schoolhouse was sold and was renovated into a private residence. It was destroyed by fire on 4 September 2018.

Lorraine School

Lorraine School (no date) by James Tod
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 52.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.57477, W96.43503
denoted by symbol on the map above


Richer West topographic map, 62H/9 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 Lynda Monkman for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 December 2020

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