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

Sixteen School

1844-1944

 
 
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Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, October 22, 2015
1. Sixteen School Marker
Inscription.  Lisbon School No. 5 opened 1844 on Rd. “16.” Named “16” School. Originally was west of present Hillside Rd. (“16” RD.) 1860s saw new construction of one room cream brick school. Original commissioner Harrison Phillips, clerk R. Blount, early teacher Samuel Tenny. Students age 4-20, ungraded until 1900’s. 1920 saw graduates go to Sussex 2 year high school. “16” was consolidated with Sussex Dec. 1944. Old school was sold, and became home. Reunion former students, teachers, held July 28, 1991.
 
Erected 1991 by “16” Reunion Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is July 28, 1991.
 
Location. 43° 8.91′ N, 88° 14.566′ W. Marker is in Sussex, Wisconsin, in Waukesha County. Marker is at the intersection of Good Hope Road and Hillside Road, on the right when traveling east on Good Hope Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24835 Good Hope Rd, Sussex WI 53089, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Lisbon (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Zion Evangelical Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Woman in Town of Lisbon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sussex Mills and Bug Line RR (approx. 1˝ miles away); Mammoth Spring Hotel - Saloon (approx. 2 miles away); Plainview School No. 4 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hon. Thomas Weaver Home (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sussex.
 
More about this marker. "16" School is now a private residence. Please respect their privacy.
 
Sixteen School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, October 22, 2015
2. Sixteen School Marker
Sixteen School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, October 22, 2015
3. Sixteen School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2015, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2015, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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