Vernon County Museum celebrates centenary of Normal School building
October 9, 2019
By Kristen Parrott, Curator
This year the Vernon County Museum is celebrating the centenary of its building, which was originally the Vernon County Normal School. A normal school is a teachers training college. Students who came through the Vernon County Normal School, which closed in 1971, usually went on to teach in the rural schools that were once found all over the county.
To help celebrate this 100th birthday, and in honor of those rural schools and their teachers and students, th...