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German School ~ Hermann, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 42.266 W 091° 26.132
15S E 636035 N 4285139
Quick Description: Only privately owned public school in Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/14/2008 9:16:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM5BP5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Pfalzjim
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Long Description:

County of School: Gasconade County.
Location of School: 4th St. & Schiller St., Hermann.
Today The School is a History and Art Museum run by Historic Hermann, Inc.
Text of Marker:

BUILT 1871
Incorporated in 1849 by the State Legislature, The German School had classes conducted in both the German and English languages.

This structure was the only privately owned public school building in the state when it was deeded to the Historic Hermann, Inc. in 1955, to be preserved and used for cultural and civic purposes.

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