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Oskaloosa in Jefferson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39

(East Portion of This Building)

 
 
Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
1. Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39 Marker
Inscription.

The Plum Grove School District was formed in 1863. It was located about 5 miles northeast of Oskaloosa near 122nd & Saline. It was moved to Oskaloosa in 1950 and became part of the elementary grade school complex (Grades 1-4), along with Kilgour, Tibbott, and lumber from Lone Tree Schools. The combined Kilgour/Plum Grove Building was relocated to Old Jefferson Town in 1975. Presently it houses the Jefferson Co. Genealogical Society Resource Center (Library).
 
Erected by Old Jefferson Town. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Location. 39° 12.783′ N, 95° 18.569′ W. Marker is in Oskaloosa, Kansas, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Walnut Street (U.S. 59) 0.2 miles north of Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Old Jefferson Town. Marker is in this post office area: Oskaloosa KS 66066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kilgour School Building - Dist. No. 72 (here, next to this marker); Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54 (a few steps from this marker); Edmonds Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Ozawkie Mill Grinding Wheel
Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
2. Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39 and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bowstring Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Reynolds Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Winchester Jail (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Oskaloosa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Jefferson Town. (Submitted on March 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Jefferson County, Kansas. (Submitted on March 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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