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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mimosa School No. 532 (Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

The Mimosa School District was established formally in March 1888. A school was erected on the northeast quarter of 22-2-25 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Brenda-Waskada. The school closed in 1949 and its remaining students went to Waskada Consolidated School No. 492 or Medora Consolidated School No. 493. The district was dissolved in 1959. A commemorative cairn for a school was erected July 1982, topped with a replica, but the school building is not present at the site.

Mimosa School

Mimosa School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 84.

Mimosa School commemorative monument

Mimosa School commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.14696, W100.73508
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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 January 2021

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