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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.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Old Falls Village Historical Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: N96 W15791 County Line Road, CTH Q, Menomonee Falls WI 53051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Umhoefer House (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
School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
2. School House Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Schunk Farmhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. John Evangelical Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). 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.)
 
Categories. EducationNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Falls Village Sign image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 13, 2014
3. Old Falls Village Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 18 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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