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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shorncliffe School No. 1851 (Shorncliffe, Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

The Shorncliffe School District was organized formally in January 1917, and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW21-24-3E in what is now the Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Evergreen School Division.

Shorncliffe School

Shorncliffe School (no date) by H. D. Cumming
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 46.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.08292, W97.12995
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Shorncliffe School District No. 1851], GR1688, E0027, 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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 August 2021

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