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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Maplewood School No. 662 (RM of Oakview)

Maplewood School District No. 662 was formally established in April 1890, and a school was built at this site (19-13-22W) in what is now the Rural Municipality of Oakview. In May 1917, the school was consolidated into Oak River Consolidated School No. 253, along with Bankburn School No. 1098, Oak River School No. 253, and Wheatland School No. 304. No remains of the school are visible at its former site, other than a commemorative monument erected in 1984.

Maplewood School commemorative monument

Maplewood School commemorative monument (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.09315, W100.43901
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2021

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