The Otterburne West School District was organized formally in September 1889 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE29-6-3E in the Rural Municipality of DeSalaberry. The district was dissolved in 1967 and the former school building was later used as a community hall. The building was gone by the time of an August 2014 site visit.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Otterburne School No. 1486 (Otterburne, RM of DeSalaberry)
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 Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 20 April 2021
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