Oak Park School, District #14, 1932-33. Teachers in the photograph are, left to right, Alice Hooley, Helen Wohlers, Anna Johnson, and Carrie Cover.

Oak Park School, District #14, 1932-33. Teachers in the photograph are, left to right, Alice Hooley, Helen Wohlers, Anna Johnson, and Carrie Cover.

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District No. 14, Oak Park
DISTRICT FORMED 1862
YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT Two room building built in 1875, two more rooms added in 1886; two more in 1895 & 1896.
GENERAL LOCATION South of Oak Park Heights, northwest of Bayport.
MODERN ADDRESS Cover Park
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES South of Stillwater along the St. Croix River; Oak Park Heights region; North of Bayport.
DISPOSITION Razed
NOTES
  • The site of the school is now called “Cover Park.”
  • Appeared in the Stillwater Gazette “Our county public schools series on July 27, 1898.
  • A former teacher, Julius Muggley, was convicted of murdering his wife after leaving Oak Park and served a life term in the Wisconsin State Prison in Waupun, Wisconsin.
  • In June 1950, a special program was held in Oak Park School. Two students were presented awards from Stillwater American Legion Post 48. Honored for outstanding scholarship and leadership were Mary Lou Peulen and Eugene Kuehn. The two-story, wooden school had two classrooms on each floor, and two stairways leading to the second story. It had its own well, an auditorium-playroom, small kitchen, storeroom, office, and a small rest room. [Backwards Glance/1950 by Anita Buck – June 8, 2000 Courier News]

Known Teachers

Pre-1898: Jennie Young
Frances Rhodes
Rose O’Brien
Mary O’Brien
Harriet Cover
Martha Elliott
Margaret Elliot
Mary Grady
Lizzie Dungan
Mrs. John Moulton
Mrs. E. G. Butts
Mrs. J. Q. Mackintosh
Mrs. J. D. Engle
Mrs. A. L. Morris
Mrs. E. N. Swanson
1863-1864: Aaron Garrison
1864-1865: Aaron Garrison
1860s: John Lewis
1874-1875: Maggie O’Brien Moffatt
1875-1876: Frank Berry
1898-1899: Augustus Vaux
Ruth Chambers
Antoinette McCallen
Mayme Goodrich
Carrie Cover
Agnes Harrington
1918-1919: Millie Wright
1932-1933: Carrie Cover (grades 1-2)
Anna Johnson (grades 3-4)
Helen Wohlers (grades 5-6)
Alice Hooley (grades7-8)