Although education in one room schoolhouses was a part of pioneer living, it continued in rural areas even to modern times. Palestine School, the last one room school district (grades 1-8) in Wisconsin, operated until June 1970.
The schools . . . — — Map (db m53013) HM
Built in 1848 by Ahira Rockwell Hinkley first settler in Eagle Township, who came here in 1836. This house is one of the best examples of cobblestone work in Wisconsin. To insure uniformity in size, the stones were dropped through a hole in a board. . . . — — Map (db m46667) HM
A huge bald eagle “hovering and curving over a large mound” east of here, inspired prospectors to name the area Eagle in 1836. Village of Eagle was platted at the coming of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad (1851) by Kline, Pitman, . . . — — Map (db m167494) HM