Russell Flats School

Russell Flats School (HMD8W)

Location: Westfield, WI 53964 Marquette County
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N 43° 50.797', W 89° 32.572'

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Built in 1867, this one room rural school has served as the center of community life in Russell Flats for over 130 years. Constructed by Scotch - Irish settlers who arrived here in the early 1850s, the school has also functioned as the local Presbyterian church and the Westfield Town Hall. The community is named for the first settlement family, the Russells. They found the area's fertile soil and nearby springs perfect for farming. Today, several descendants of the Scotch - Irish settlers still own or occupy their original family farms.
HM NumberHMD8W
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number430
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Wisconsin Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 295600 N 4857980
Decimal Degrees43.84661667, -89.54286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 50.797', W 89° 32.572'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 50' 47.82" N, 89° 32' 34.32" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2148-2240 Ember Ave, Westfield WI 53964, US
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