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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Nanton School No. 2257 (RM of Cartier)

Known as Qually School District when it was established in March 1935, it was later renamed Nanton School District. A one-room schoolhouse operated on Northeast Lot 53 in the Parish of St. Francois-Xavier in the Rural Municipality of Cartier. In 1965, the district was dissolved and its area was divided between Bateman School No. 2335 and St. Francois-Xavier Consolidated School No. 2387.

Among the teachers of Nanton School were Margaret McKinnon, Wilma Brush, Miss Sommers, Selma Johnson, Joan Kastner, Mrs. Bagley, and Mrs. Edith Peach.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90251, W97.55608
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Elie East topographic map, 62H/13, Edition 2, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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.

Treasures of Time: The Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1914-1984 by RM of Cartier, c1985. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5648.C37 Tre]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 March 2017

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