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Photographer: Cosmos Mariner
Taken: August 10, 2017
Caption: Willow Tree School
Additional Description: (marker visible just left of entrance)
Richland Township #1 — Sac Co.
Built 1883, Closed 1951
Willow Tree School replaced the Fred Petersmeyer's Farm School started in 1876. Fred, father of 14 children, was a German carpenter turned farmer who built this school with other farmers. The State paid $200+ for the materials.
Restoration Completed 2013
City of Odebolt - Rural Legacy Project
By Greg Neville Construction & Volunteers
Restoration Architect Consultant: Marie V. Sedlecek
Rural Legacy Committee Chair: Carol Raasch
Museum Curators: Sandra Kessler Host; Dee Kessler Engstrom
Submitted: December 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Database Locator Identification Number: p556238
File Size: 4.855 Megabytes
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