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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shanawan School No. 1472 (RM of Macdonald)

This site at NE27-7-1E in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald was the location of Shanawan School. Established formally in July 1908, the district was dissolved in 1953 and the students went to Macdonald Consolidated School No. 2401.

Shanawan School

Shanawan School (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 123.

Shanawan School commemorative sign

Shanawan School commemorative sign (September 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.59901, W97.36790
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.

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (grant 12F-C101, 2012-2013).

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 April 2020

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