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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Royal School No. 417 (Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

Royal School was established in August 1885 and the first classes were held in 1887. The school was situated in the southwest quarter of 14-4-20 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton. The building was replaced by a new structure in 1951. The school closed in June 1968. A monument at the school site was dedicated at a ceremony on 5 August 1968.

Among the teachers of Royal School was Judson D. Cook (1887).

Royal School

Royal School (no date) by W. J. Parr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 48.

Royal School monument

Royal School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.29644, W100.08123
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Royal School (450 Laxdal Road, Winnipeg)

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.

Beckoning Hills Revisited: Ours is a Goodly Heritage, Morton-Boissevain, 1881-1981 by Boissevain History Committee, c1981, pages 173-174.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 April 2018

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