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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Libau East School No. 1231 / St. Joseph’s Polish National Cemetery (RM of St. Clements)

In 1903, this site in the Rural Municipality of St. Clements hosted the first Libau East School. Destroyed by fire in 1906, it was rebuilt and operated until 24 July 1949 when it was again the victim of fire. Instead of being rebuilt, a school was built at another site to the east and this site became the St. Joseph’s Polish National Cemetery. In 2018, a commemorative sign was installed at the former school site.

St. Joseph’s Polish National Cemetery

St. Joseph’s Polish National Cemetery (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Libau East School commemorative sign

Libau East School commemorative sign (August 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.26932, W96.68195
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Libau East School No. 1231 (RM of St. Clements)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 August 2020

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