Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wynona School No. 1048 (Municipality of Prairie View)

The Wynona School District was established in January 1900 and a wood frame schoolhouse was constructed at NW33-13-27W in the Rural Municipality of Miniota. In 1919, it became part of the Miniota Municipal School system. The school closed in 1958 and the building was renovated into a community centre.

Wynona School

Wynona School (no date) by W. R. Beveridge
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 52.

The former Wynona School building

The former Wynona School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 666.

The former Wynona School building

The former Wynona School building (May 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Wynona School commemorative sign

Wynona School commemorative sign (May 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.15197, W101.12125
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winona School No. 2211 (Municipality of Roblin)


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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 March 2021

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