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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ravenswood School No. 437 (RM of Dufferin)

When the Ravenswood School District was established formally in 1886, its one-room schoolhouse at NE4-7-6W was situated in the Rural Municipality of Elm River, later part of the RM of Dufferin. In 1919, the district was consolidated with the Graysville Consolidated School District. No vestige of the school remains at the site but a metal sign erected by the Carman/Dufferin Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee commemorates it.

Ravenswood School commemorative sign

Ravenswood School commemorative sign (March 2021)
Source: Art Peers

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.54305, W98.21022
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

School Bells & Honey Pails: A GPS Tour of Local Country Schools, Dufferin Historical Museum, circa 2011, 74 pages.

We thank Art Peers for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 March 2021

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