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Hermann in Gasconade County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

German School

Built 1871

 
 
German School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
1. German School Marker
Inscription.  
Incorporated in 1849 by the state legislature, the German School had classes conducted in both the German and English languages.

This structure was the only privately owned public school building in the state when it was deeded to Historic Hermann, Inc. in 1955, to be preserved and used for cultural and civic purposes.
 
Erected by Historic Hermann, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 38° 42.265′ N, 91° 26.136′ W. Marker is in Hermann, Missouri, in Gasconade County. Marker is on Schiller Street near 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Schiller Street, Hermann MO 65041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George F. Bayer (within shouting distance of this marker); Bench Stones (within shouting distance of this marker); Drusch-Koeller Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. August Nasse - 1848
German School NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
2. German School NRHP Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Operation Allen Brook Memorial (about 300 feet away); Siedler's Building (about 300 feet away); The Poeschel House (about 400 feet away); The Peters House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hermann.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Hermann, Inc. (Submitted on August 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Hermann Historic District, Missouri (1972). (Submitted on August 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
German School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
3. German School
German School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
4. German School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on August 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 18, 2022