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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stratherne School No. 349 (Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

The Stratherne School District was founded in November 1884 on the southwest quarter of 22-8-17W in what is now the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa. In 1890, the building was moved to SE28-8-17 where it served until 1950 when a new school was built here, at the southeast corner of SW27-8-17W. The district was dissolved in 1962 and its catchment area became part of the Wawanesa Consolidated School District No. 2393 and later the Souris Valley School Division. A monument was erected at the site in 1970.

Stratherne School

Stratherne School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 24.

Stratherne School

Stratherne School monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.68004, W99.70034
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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 July 2016

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