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Lac du Flambeau in Vilas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory

 
 
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By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
1. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory Marker
Inscription. Listed on the National and Tribal Registers of Historic Places for its National Significance in representing the Government Boarding Schools and their impact on Indigenous Nations.

Restoration and rehabilitation of the Boy’s Dormitory, circa 1906, was funded in part by the Save America’s Treasures Grant, the Nau Family, the United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development, and the many donations and contributions from various individuals and organizations.
 
Location. 45° 58.227′ N, 89° 54.204′ W. Marker is in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, in Vilas County. Marker is on Old Abe Road (State Highway 47) half a mile west of County Route D. Touch for map. Marker and building are located on the isthmus between Pokegama, Flambeau and Long Interlaken Lakes. Marker is in this post office area: Lac du Flambeau WI 54538, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lac du Flambeau (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pinery Road - The Legend (approx. 9.3 miles away); The Million Penny Parade (approx. 11.1 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial
Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
2. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory
Marker is to the right of the door.
(approx. 11.2 miles away); The Rest Lake Dam Story (approx. 11.6 miles away); River Rats & Peavey Men (approx. 11.6 miles away); Flambeau Trail – Manitowish (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lac du Flambeau.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lac du Flambeau Boarding School. (Submitted on September 18, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
2. The untold story of the Ldf Government Boarding School. The Lakeland Times (Submitted on September 18, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. EducationNative Americans
 
Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
3. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory
Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 14, 2012
4. Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 17, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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