District #70 Wilcox School exterior

Wilcox School ca. 1920 – Donated by Richard King

District #70 Wilcox School interior class

Wilcox School students and interior ca. 1920 – Donated by Richard King

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District No. 70 – Wilcox School
DISTRICT FORMED 1890
YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT N/A
GENERAL LOCATION N/A
MODERN ADDRESS Located at NW 114, Sec. 34-31-21.
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES N/A
DISPOSITION Now razed.
NOTES
  • 1890: District established.
  • 1894: Addition built onto school.
  • 1898: New school built.
  • Enrollment in 1898: 56 students.
  • District formed from 44, 51, and 63.
  • French was also taught at this school.
MEMORIES: “I remember also when we got surplus food from the government. We had a kerosene stove in back of the room, and the older girls heated the food, which we ate with our lunches from home.” – Mary Ann Marty

Known Teachers:

1890-1: Alice Soule
1898-9: Ella Sexton
1937-8: Aurelia Peterson
1938-9: Aurelia Peterson
1939-40: Aurelia Peterson
1940s: Miss Hennessey and Mrs. Nordling
Other teachers: (before 1898): Lenora McCall, Millie Bergeron, Maria Parry, Josie Mercier, Sadie Lynch.