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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Mons School No. 1987 (Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

The Mons School District was established in March 1919, named for the First World War battlefield, and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE17-1-23W in what is now the Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester. In 1966, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Deloraine Consolidated School District and later the Antler River School Division. A monument at the former school site was erected in 2020.

Mons School

Mons School (no date) by George Hunter
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 72.

Mons School commemorative monument

Mons School commemorative monument (September 2021)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.03234, W100.51124
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Waskada East topographic map, 62F/02 East, Edition 1, 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 Janice McClelland for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 September 2021

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