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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Osborne School No. 260 (Osborne, RM of Macdonald)

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This site at NW2-7-1E in the village of Osborne, in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald, was the location of Osborne School. Established formally in February 1883, the district was dissolved in 1964 and the students went to Domain Consolidated School No. 2342. A sign at the former school site, erected by the municipality in 2014, commemorates it.





William Neufeld




Mrs. Catherine Flett


J. G. Doerksen


David D. Doerksen


No information.

Photos & Coordinates

Original Osborne School building

Original Osborne School building (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 10.

Osborne School

Osborne School (1938)
Source: Down Memory Lane: A History of the Domain Community.
Domain Women’s Institute, 1967.

Osborne School commemorative sign

Osborne School commemorative sign (September 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.54110, W97.36664
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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.

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 12F-C101, 2012-2013).

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 April 2020

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