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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mimosa School No. 532 (RM of Brenda)

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 the Rural Municipality of Brenda. 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

Mimosa School monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (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: 7 December 2013

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