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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon WI 53575, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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˝ miles away); The McCoy Farmhouse (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Dogtown - Fish Hatchery School (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Lewis Nine Springs E-Way / Philip and Elizabeth Lewis
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(approx. 4 miles away); MMSD Wildlife Observation Area (approx. 4 miles away); Swan Pond (approx. 4.1 miles away); Stephen Moulton Babcock (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon.
 
Lake View School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, October 16, 2011
2. Lake View School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.

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