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Mayville in Dodge County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Mayville White Limestone School Building

 
 
The Mayville White Limestone School Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 13, 2010
1. The Mayville White Limestone School Building Marker
East side of two sided marker
Inscription. The North half was built in 1857-58 and the South extension was added in 1877. This school made it possible to classify the pupils and three departments were established. E.J. Foster was the first teacher.

This handsome building has withstood the ravages of time and when marked was believed to be the oldest school in Wisconsin still in operation.
 
Erected 1973 by Mayville Historical Society and Wisconsin Council on Local History. (Marker Number 98.)
 
Location. 43° 29.902′ N, 88° 32.726′ W. Marker is in Mayville, Wisconsin, in Dodge County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Buchanan Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mayville WI 53050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Berthold "Pete" Husting (within shouting distance of this marker); Hollenstein Wagon and Carriage Factory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wisconsinís First Iron Smelter (approx. 0.6 miles away); Solomon Juneau House
The Mayville White Limestone School Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 13, 2010
2. The Mayville White Limestone School Building Marker
West side of two sided marker
(approx. 4.9 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); World War II (approx. 7.2 miles away); Dodge County Memorial Park (approx. 9.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mayville.
 
More about this marker. This site is designated as Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 98 and is now the site of The Mayville White Limestone School Museum.
 
Also see . . .  History of the White Limestone School. (Submitted on October 19, 2010.)
 
Categories. Education
 
The Mayville White Limestone School Building image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 13, 2010
3. The Mayville White Limestone School Building
Based on the patterns of the limestone brick, it appears that the original north portion of the building, on the right, began just to the right of the main entrance, and that the south extension included the main entrance, the portico, and the cupola.
The Cornerstone of the White Limestone School Building image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Toman, June 23, 2013
4. The Cornerstone of the White Limestone School Building
This cornerstone is on the northwest corner of the building.
The Back of the White Limestone School Building image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Toman, June 23, 2013
5. The Back of the White Limestone School Building
The Back of the White Limestone School Building image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Toman, June 23, 2013
6. The Back of the White Limestone School Building
The Mayville White Limestone School Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 13, 2013
7. The Mayville White Limestone School Building
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Toman, June 23, 2013
8. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
This plaque is just to the right of the main entrance under the portico.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.   7. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   8. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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