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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shevlin School No. 1857 (Shevlin, Municipality of Roblin)

The Shevlin School District was established in February 1917 and a one-room schoolhouse operated near Shevlin (SW29-25-27W) in what is now the Municipality of Roblin. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its area became part of the Intermountain School Division. No vestige of the school remains at the site.

Among the teachers of Shevlin School was Pauline Johnson (1960-1961).

Shevlin School

Shevlin School (no date)
Source: Delia Zimmer

Shevlin School

Shevlin School (May 1961)
Source: Judy Gleich

Shevlin School

Shevlin School (June 1961)
Source: Judy Gleich

Former site of Shevlin School

Former site of Shevlin School (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.18433, W101.23413
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Roblin East topographic map, 62N/3 East, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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 Ed Arndt, Delia Zimmer, and Judy Gleich for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2021

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