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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oak Creek School / Oakburn School No. 255 (RM of Yellowhead)

A monument marks the site of the Oak Creek School, which operated here between 1882 and 1885. Its name was changed to Oakburn and, in 1926, it continued as Oakburn School in the nearby village of Oakburn in what is now the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead.

Oak Creek School commemorative monument

Oak Creek School commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Oak Creek School commemorative monument

Oak Creek School commemorative monument (May 2021)
Source: Kathryn Hyndman

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.55032, W100.57838
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oakburn School No. 255 (Oakburn, RM of Yellowhead)


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 David Ford and Kathryn Hyndman for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 June 2021

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