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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rosengard School No. 2168 (RM of Hanover)

The Rosengard School District was established in April 1927 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE12-6-5E in the Rural Municipality of Hanover. In 1968, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Hanover School Division. In 2013, a commemorative sign was erected at the site by the EastMenn Historical Society.

Among the teachers who worked at Rosengard School through the years were: Peter J. Rempel, Lena Giesbrecht, A. P. Dirks, Jacob J. Penner, Margaret Klassen, Evelyn Wiens, Diana J. Toews, Henry Toews, Peter U. Dueck, Tiena Warkentin, William K. Schellenberg, Marianne Brandt (1959-1961), N. Nickell, Jacob P. Rempel, Caroll Penner, Betty Falk, Miss E. Reimer, Sara Rosenfeld, and Alice Bartel.

Rosengard School

Rosengard School (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 107.

Rosengard School commemorative sign

Rosengard School commemorative sign (November 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.46731, W96.78639
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.

Schools - Our Heritage: From 46 School Districts to Hanover Unitary School Division (1878-1968) by John K. Schellenberg, The Board of The Hanover School Division No. 15, May 1985, ISBN 0-919673-93-7.

We thank Glen Klassen, Ernest Braun, Henry Esau, and Rose Kuzina for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 November 2020

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