Historic Sites of Manitoba: Carnot School No. 854 (Municipality of Norfolk Treherne)

This monument in the Municipality of Norfolk Treherne commemorates Carnot School, which was established in a building in the southeast quarter of 15-7-8 west of the Principal Meridian, in August 1895. It closed in January 1960 and remaining students went to Notre Dame du Lourdes Consolidated School No. 2390.

Records for Carnot School are held at the St. Claude and Area Archives.

Carnot School

Carnot School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 12.

Carnot School commemorative sign

Carnot School commemorative sign (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Carnot School commemorative sign

Carnot School commemorative sign (August 2022)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.56202, W98.59637
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.

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 December 2022

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