Historic Sites of Manitoba: McNab School No. 1032 (RM of Roland)

The McNab School District was organized formally in June 1899, named for McNab County in Ontario, and a one-room school building was constructed the next year in SW20-5-3W in the Rural Municipality of Roland. It was moved to NW20-5-3W in 1923. The school closed in 1961 and the district was consolidated with Myrtle Consolidated School No. 708.

Among the teachers of McNab School were Marion Phillips, A. T. Usher, Anne Hewitt, Louise Birston, and Miss Verna Toews.

McNab School

McNab School (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 43.

McNab School commemorative sign

McNab School commemorative sign (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.40630, W97.84356
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.

Roland & Myrtle Family Histories, Roland 4H, 1990, page 89.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 February 2021

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