Highland School - District #9 - Fowler Township
Highland School was organized March 16, 1886, and disorganized at the end of the term of 1938-39, at which time the school closed and the students were sent to Fowler. We don't know a lot about this school, it was well attended and stayed in the same location all through the years, but we do not have any photos of the school building.
Highland was located four miles south and
one mile east of Fowler in the NE/4 of the NW/4 of section
|The photo above was from Jean
Brownlee Easterday. Jean is the little girl marked "me" she
also has marked her sisters Hazel, Mary, and Isabel
Brownlee, as well as their teacher, Harry Orr. This photo
was taken during the 1924-25 term.
The surnames of students attending through the years were: Bergkamp, Bowler, Boyd, Brownlee, Burchfield, Carson, Chambers, Fisher, Gruenbacher, Heinz, Hershen, Hill, Hinderliter, Hindman, Hoffman, Houser, Howell, Husleg, Kershen, Mahieu, Mertens, Pinnick, Seyfert, Steffan, Trober, Webb, Weber, Wenta, Wilson, and Young.
|The map above, taken from the 1909 Meade County Platt book shows the district 9 school location.||This is a modern road map shows the Highland School location on road K, between roads 27 & 28, as well its location in relation to Fowler.|
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