This photo appeared in the November 9, 1898 The Stillwater Gazette (weekly), part of the "Our County Public Schools Series" column (see this issue for a detailed history of the school district up to that time).

This photo appeared in the November 9, 1898 The Stillwater Gazette (weekly), part of the “Our County Public Schools Series” column (see this issue for a detailed history of the school district up to that time).

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District No. 3, Marine
DISTRICT FORMED 1852, although private school was first held during the summer of 1849
YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT 1852, 1857, 1867
GENERAL LOCATION Northeastern Washington County in the city of Marine
MODERN ADDRESS S. T. H. 95 and County Road 4
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES William O’Brien State Park marks the northern border, while the St. Croix River marks the eastern border. Students came from as far as two miles west of Marine and three miles south of the city.
DISPOSITION The old building was replaced by the present school, and it was converted into apartments.
NOTES
  • This district was designated No. 2 and remained so until 1862 when it was changed by an act of the legislature to No. 3.
  • First two school buildings were destroyed by fire in 1856 and 1867.
  • The third building was two stories tall with 4 classrooms; an addition was built in 1893 to bring it to its current size.
  • Nine grades attended this school for several years and enrollment in 1898 was 176.
  • The school closed in 1955 when the district was consolidated with surrounding districts.

Known Teachers

First Teacher Sarah Judd
Second Teacher Miss Godfrey
Other Teachers: J. S. Anderson
Sophia Lagerson
Maud Garrity
1974: Ida Rose Jarchow
Ruth Schubert
Marine School, 1952

Marine School, 1952