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Menomonee Falls in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

School House

 
 
School House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
1. School House Marker
Inscription.  This one-room school house was built in 1851 at a reported cost of $55.00. All eight grades were taught by one teacher. Inside, a wood burning stove provided needed warmth while water was pumped from an outdoor well. Initials and names from bygone days can be seen carved into the original dado walls.
 
Erected by Menomonee Falls Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 43° 11.472′ N, 88° 6.318′ W. Marker is in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Line Road (County Route Q) and Pilgrim Road. Marker is located in the Old Falls Village Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: N96 W15791 County Line Road, CTH Q, Menomonee Falls WI 53051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sunnyside School Bell Tower Replica (a few steps from this marker); Umhoefer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Steichen House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Koch House (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller-Davidson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Brogan Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Milwaukee Road Depot (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menomonee Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Old Falls Village. (Submitted on August 31, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
 
School House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
2. School House Marker
Old Falls Village Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
3. Old Falls Village Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.

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