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Through the fog to another place in time by Noel Anderson
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Through the fog to another place in time by Noel Anderson in School

Kerl School House 1874-1954

From the historic marker

"Kerl School (Dist. No 6)

Land for the Kerl School was donated by Otto Kerl, farmer and homeopathic practitioner. The school was built of native limestone by John Miller for $325 and opened in 1874. Early teachers earned $25 to $30 per month. From 1887 to 1907, there were two terms, the first lasting two months starting in April and a second term lasting five months starting in November. After 1907, a single term lasted eight to nine months. The school closed in 1954.

Erected 2009 by the Kerl Family and the Cross Plains-Berry Historical Society"

Cross Plains, Wisconsin

Intersection of Kp and Otto Kerl Rd

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