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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Ouens School No. 909 (St. Ouens, RM of Brokenhead)

The St. Ouens School District was organized formally in October 1897 and a one-classroom wood frame building was built on the northwest quarter of 33-12-8 east of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead. In 1968, the school closed and the building was renovated into a private residence.

St. Ouens School

St. Ouens School (no date) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 21.

St. Ouens School

St. Ouens School (1968)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - St. Ouens 1.

The former St. Ouens School building

The former St. Ouens School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1267.

The former St. Ouens School building

The former St. Ouens school building (March 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former St. Ouens School building

The former St. Ouens school building (June 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.05455, W96.45210
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 July 2019

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