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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Reichenbach School No. 1198 (Municipality of Rhineland)

The Reichenbach School District was established in September 1902 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW8-3-1W in the Rural Municipality of Rhineland. In 1965, the district was dissolved and its area was added to the Rosenfeld Consolidated School District and later the Rhineland School Division. The school site was sold and the former school building was renovated into a private residence and occupied for a number of years. When the property changed hands, the building was demolished and a new home was built at the site.

Reichenbach School

Reichenbach School (no date) by G. G. Neufeld
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 76.

Students at Reichenbach School

Students at Reichenbach School (no date)
Source: Virginia Doell (Altona and District Heritage Research Centre)

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.19393, W97.57191
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.

We thank Henry Unger and Virginia Doell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Al Schmidt (Altona and District Heritage Research Centre) and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 April 2021

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