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The Morris School District was formally established in March 1876 and a school building operated in the Town of Morris. In 1908, a new school building was designed by Winnipeg architect W. W. Blair. After the 1950 Red River flood, the school was renovated into a fourplex residential building.
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Morris Public School (circa 1908)
Source: Education Department Report, 1908, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Postcard view of Morris Public School (circa 1911)
Source: Rob McInnes, MN0004.
Site Location (lat/long): N49.35310, W97.36788
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Morris Primary School (159 Main Street South, Morris)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Morris Consolidated School (Rebecca Street, Morris)
Manitoba Organization: Morris-Macdonald School Division School District No. 19
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
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 Rob McInnes, Nathan Kramer, and Ralph Groening for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 6 August 2015
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