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Saunders County Bicentennial Educational History

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District #104 - Prague, Office Of The County Superintendent, Saunders County Jan 1976

District #104 - Prague, Office Of The County Superintendent, Saunders County

Saunders County Bicentennial Educational History

The first school house in Chester Precinct was in District No. 51 and was known as the Willow Creek School. It was a sod house and the first teacher was Miss Wheeler. She walked four miles to school and was paid $25.00 a month.

Later on District No. 84 was organized, being partly in Elk and partly in Chester Precinct. The school house was located on Martin Vanek's farm about 2½ miles southwest of the present village of Prague. The district was found to be too large so it was divided. One school was located at Vaclav Frana ...