Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Urbain School No. 903 (Municipality of Lorne)

The St. Urbain School District was established in February 1897 and, from 1897 to 1904, a one-room schoolhouse operated between sections 29 and 32 of 5-11W in what is now the Municipality of Lorne and between 1904 and 1959 in the southwest corner of SW4-6-11W . In 1959, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Ste. Marie Consolidated School District and later the Mountain School Division.

St. Urbain School

St. Urbain School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 20.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44375, W98.90767
denoted by symbol on the map above


Somerset West topographic map, 62G/7 West, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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: 30 March 2021

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