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Oregon in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lake Harriet School

1849-1940

 
 
Lake Harriet School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, September 10, 2011
1. Lake Harriet School Marker
Inscription. Named for Harriett Hayes, daughter of early immigrants from New England. John Muir, the naturalist and explorer, taught here in 1861-62.
 
Erected 1998 by Oregon Area Historical Society Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 42° 55.783′ N, 89° 27.484′ W. Marker is in Oregon, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Storytown Road and County Road D, on the right when traveling north on Storytown Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon WI 53575, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swan Pond (approx. 1.3 miles away); Illinois Central Depot (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Raphael's Frenchtown Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Paoli (approx. 3.5 miles away); Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 3.9 miles away); Dogtown - Fish Hatchery School (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Dogtown - Fish Hatchery School (approx. 5.2 miles away); Dane County Home (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oregon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lake Harriet School. Oregon Area Historical Society (Submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. John Muir.
Lake Harriet School image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, September 10, 2011
2. Lake Harriet School
Oregon Area Historical Society (Submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. John Muir
 
Categories. EducationEnvironment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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