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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Mary’s School (St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg)

Administered by Catholic educators, St. Mary’s School was located in downtown Winnipeg where the Delta Hotel stands today at St. Mary Avenue and Hargrave Street, one block east of Alexandra School. Architect Samuel Hooper supplied the design. The school was completed in 1904. St Mary’s School’s illustrious alumni include William Richard Bawlf, grain merchant and president of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange; and Francis Laurence ‘Bud’ Jobin, politician and Manitoba’s Lieutenant Governor in the late 1970s. The school closed in 1968. A fire on 28 November 1969 sealed its fate and the building was demolished in 1971.

Postcard view of St. Mary’s School and Church

Postcard view of St. Mary’s School and Church (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2011-0005

Postcard view of St. Mary’s School

Postcard view of St. Mary’s School (circa 1912)
Source: Rob McInnes

St. Mary’s School

St. Mary’s School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba

Site Location (lat/long): N49.89000, W97.14355
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Alexandra School (Edmonton Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carlton School / South Central School (Graham Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Mary’s School No. 451 (RM of Riding Mountain West)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Reid Dickie and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 February 2018

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