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

Lake View School

District No. 5

 

1848-1930

 
Lake View School Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, October 16, 2011
1. Lake View School Marker
Inscription. From 1848 to 1858 children were taught in a log structure owned by the Sanford family. A regular schoolhouse was built in 1858. The new school was named for the eastward view to Lake Waubesa. It was built next to the Gett's Inn, a popular stage coach stop.
 
Erected 1998 by the Fitchburg Historical Society and the City of Fitchburg.
 
Location. 42° 58.53′ N, 89° 22.333′ W. Marker is near Oregon, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Highway MM and County Route B, on the left when traveling north. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dogtown - Fish Hatchery School (approx. 2.5 miles away); The McCoy Farmhouse (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Dogtown - Fish Hatchery School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Swan Pond (approx. 4.1 miles away); Stephen Moulton Babcock (approx. 4.2 miles away); Village of McFarland (approx. 4.9 miles away); Royal Airport / Charles Lindbergh (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oregon.
 
Categories. Education
 
Lake View School Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, October 16, 2011
2. Lake View School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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