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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tremont School No. 1127 (RM of Morris)

Tremont School District was formally established in May 1901. The original school building was moved in 1915 to the southwest corner of NW8-6-2W in the Rural Municipality of Morris. It was later moved to NW5-6-2W. A new school building was constructed in 1937. It operated until July 1964 when its students began to be bussed to Sperling Consolidated School. The building was sold and moved away. A commemorative monument was dedicated on 7 August 1994.

Among the teachers who worked at Tremont School were T. Kingsford, Miss Curry, A. E. Doyle, Mrs. E. C. Woodruff, Harry Grose, Miss McIntosh, Miriam Gertrude Parker (November 1906 to June 1908), M. Taylor, Mrs. Ruby Smith, H. C. Bunt, Miss Nellie Hogg, M. Einarson, Miss King, Cora Loree, V. MacKenzie, Leon Willett, Miss Livingston, Miss Baylis, Miss Morrow, Miss Ried, E. D. Woods, Edba Bales, M. Burnett, J. G. Dewar, A. J. McConnell, Miss Mae Myers, H. M. Steeves, Etta Fewster, Roberta McDougall, Margaret Martin, Fern Martin, Helen Ried, Louise Johnston, Dorothy Lehmann, Pat Jenkins, Dorothy MacLean, and Ken Wilson.

Tremont School

Tremont School (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 62.

Tremont School commemorative monument

Tremont School commemorative monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.45106, W97.70794
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.

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Aerial photograph A11638-95 [1948], Manitoba Air Photo Library.

We thank Mariette Allen and Robert Kenyon for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 September 2019

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