Historic Sites of Manitoba: Nordheim School No. 2263 (RM of Mossey River)

The Nordheim School District was established in June 1935 and a wood frame school building was constructed at SW29-30-18W in the Rural Municipality of Mossey River. The school closed around 1967 and the building was used for a time as a granary. In dilapidated condition, it was demolished by its owner in June 2013. All that remains at the site is its concrete floor.

The former Nordheim School building

The former Nordheim School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 827.

Site of the former Nordheim School building

Site of the former Nordheim School building (July 2013)
Source: Alan Mason

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.59473, W99.97103
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

This page was prepared by Alan Mason and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 March 2021

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