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|Years schools built||1861|
|General location||South of Stillwater|
|Modern address||Located on Co. Rd. 82 near 4 corners.|
|District boundaries||Little Carnelian Lake marked the northern boundary of the district and it extended south to the norther border of Stillwater.|
|Disposition||Now moved to Stillwater, a residence.|
|Notes||*The struggle to
organize the district was a "long and bitter one" (Stillwater
Gazette). It was originally District 50, formed from Districts 5 and 6,
but dissolved shortly afterwards because of a "flaw in proceedings"
*The school was built around 1870, and Maggie O'Brien was the first teacher employed.
*The school covered grades 1-7, and was 8 months long.
*The school lay between the Jarchow and Curtis farms.
*Enrollment in 1898: 25 students. From the 1900s through the 1930s, the enrollment was usually 10 to 15 students.
|Memories:||"I lived in a neighboring District 55 so had a short distance-skiing over some fields to [hiking?] "Old Marine Rd."... and a mile north where I'd left my skis at the roadside." -Alice Schultz|
|1898-9: Louise H. Kunde
1932-3: Gladys Jarchow Ecker
1926-7: Alice Thorene Schultz
1927-8: Alice Thorene Schultz
1928-9: Alice Thorene Schultz
1938-9: Mary B. Haak
1939-40: Margaret D. Zorn
Other teachers: (before 1898): Marion Yorks, Mary Brown, Clara Knipps, Mary Grady, Matie Collopy, Cassie M. Knights. (after 1898): Rose Noysen, Lila Short, Maude Mitchell.