Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oak Hill School No. 1123 (Municipality of Lorne)

A monument in the Municipality of Lorne, unveiled in 1989, commemorates Oak Hill School District, established in May 1901. A one-room schoolhouse operated at NW29-6-10W. The district was dissolved in January 1967 and its area was distributed between Swan Lake Consolidated School No. 345, Holland Consolidated School No. 390, and Ste. Marie Consolidated School No. 963.

Among the teachers of Oak Hill School was Miss Mary Pennefather (1922-1923).

Oak Hill School

Oak Hill School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 62.

Oak Hill School commemorative monument

Oak Hill School commemorative monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.51744, W98.79501
denoted by symbol on the map above


“Holland, Man., farm yields 46 bu. to acre,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 September 1922, page 2.

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: 7 September 2022

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