Category Archives: Locations

Pauline Haass Public Library: Local History Publications Index

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  Pauline Haass Public Library: Local History Publications Index Compiled and Edited by Michael R.Reilly Last Revised 08/15/2015      Below are some of the 78 books that can be found in the Local History bookcase by the Reference Desk at the Pauline Haass Public Library. Lannon History: Village of Lannon Golden Jubilee, 1930 – 1980, 45 pages. James and Mary… Read more »

Trivia

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  Do you have a good triviaquestion you’d like to see listed here? Send your question and answer (has to beabout our local area) by email to the webmaster (see below). Q2. Where is the geographic center of the Town of Lisbon? Q3. What is the straightest road that crosses the Town ofLisbon from one side to the other? Q4…. Read more »

Lisbon, Town of: Index to Section History

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    Index to Town of Lisbon History by Section Below are some examples from Garret Vliet field book as reported back to the General Surveyor. Note that Section 25 ismarked with a large area of “prairie”. This is the location where Thomas Spencer Redford and his father’s family choose to settle. With open land readily available, it must have… Read more »

Lannon Elementary School Teachers

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  Lannon State Graded (Elementary)School Teachers  and School History Compiled by Mike Reilly 06/04/04 At the old stone school house     There is evidence that fromwhen public schooling was created in Wisconsin under the State firstconstitution, that grades only ranged from 1st thru 5th, and some sort of”high school” or upper level classes were offered to students. When achild started… Read more »

St. James School

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In the Hamilton School District there has been a series of church schools over the years: St. Agnus in Butler, St. John’s Lutheran in Lannon, Peace Lutheran in Sussex and a feeder program from Faith Lutheran in Sussex to Lannon’s St. John’s, plus St. James Catholic School from 1954 to 1970 and then again from 1978 to 1988, when it… Read more »

Lannon Elementary School Class Pictures

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Fifth-sixth grade school 1941-42 By Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Sept. 24, 2013 The Sussex Lisbon Area Historical Society includes Lannon history as part of its collection and research material. Some years ago, the Society acquired a set of “Lannon Highlights,” a newspaper that the Lannon School, first through tenth grade, published, probably starting with the school years… Read more »

Lannon School History: Consolidation – The Hamilton School District Formation thru 1989

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  Historyof Education in Lannon Area; Waukesha County, Wisconsin Edited by Mike Reilly, c.November 6, 2000 revised 06/04/04 Consolidation: The Hamilton SchoolDistrict Formation Thru 1989 1960 – On March 8th, the “Pursch farm” is chosen asthe site of the new Hamilton High School and on March 21st was purchased for$40,584.75 1961 – a new church addition is built in the… Read more »

Lannon School History: 1990’s thru the Present: Growth and Building

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  History of Education in Lannon Area; Waukesha County, Wisconsin Edited by Mike Reilly, c.November 6, 2000 revised 06/04/04 1990’s Thru the Present: Growth and Building 1990/3/20 – Lannon’s new logo is “Lannon – Built on Solid Ground“,submitted by 4th Grader Amy Gall of Lannon Elementary School. She received a $75prize for being chosen, Two others received runner-up prizes. The… Read more »

Lannon School History: Post Civil War thru 1899

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  Historyof Education in Lannon Area; Waukesha County, Wisconsin Edited by Mike Reilly, c.November 6, 2000 revised 06/04/04 Post Civil War Thru 1899 1864 – After the Civil War, people’s awareness ofpolitics, civics, and history were at all-time heightened levels.Consequentially, many schools included these topics as separate classes orweaved the material into their current curriculum. Post Civil War – a… Read more »

Lannon School History: 1939 thru 1959

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  History of Education in Lannon Area; Waukesha County, Wisconsin Edited by Mike Reilly, c.November 6, 2000 revised 06/04/04 1939 Thru 1959 1939 – new Lannon Elementary School is built and dedicated onSeptember 1st,  and classes began on Monday September 11th. Grade 1 had 8enrolled; grade 2 – 10; grade 3 – 14; grade 4 – 19; grade5 – 14;… Read more »