Historic Sites of Manitoba: Morris and District Centennial Museum (350 Main Street South, Morris)

On the grounds of the museum are monuments commemorating Alexander Morris, the Town of Morris, and the Morris Bell Tower. The building in which the museum collections are housed was formerly the schoolhouse for Carleton School District No. 36.

Morris and District Centennial Museum

Morris and District Centennial Museum (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Morris and District Centennial Museum

Morris and District Centennial Museum (July 2023)
Source: Rose Kuzina

The original Carleton School building

The original Carleton School building (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 13.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.35069, W97.36414
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carleton School No. 36 (RM of Morris)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Town of Morris Monument (350 Main Street South, Morris)


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 Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 July 2023

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