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By Kristen Parrott

Vernon County Museum exploring the legacy of country schools


October 21, 2020

The final Enterprise Schoolhouse, built in 1947.

We have country schools on the brain here at the Vernon County Museum, as we continue to compile information about and photos of all the old rural school buildings in the county. So far we have noted about 50 schools that are no longer standing. That means that all the buildings that these school districts occupied over the years are believed to be gone. A school district often began in a log schoolhouse in the mid 19th century, then moved into a new frame building in the late 19th century...

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