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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rae School No. 1253 (RM of Victoria)

A structure built at this site in the Rural Municipality of Victoria in 1902 was first used as a church then, in September 1903, a school district was organized around it. Rae School continued to operate until 1962 when it joined Holland Consolidated School District. As of the 1980s, the former school building was used as a granary at SW3-9-11W.

Rae School

The former Rae School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1399.

Rae School

Rae School Monument (2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.71698, W98.89273
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 Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 August 2015

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