District No. 56

District No. 56

Liberty Bell

Taken in part from 

The History of the School Districts of 
Decatur County, Kansas
compiled and completed
by Katie B. Cornell, July

On October 26, 1885, school district number 56 was formed.  The first school district meeting was held December 5, 1885, when a permanent organization was perfected and the first school district officers elected.

In May of 1922, this district was consolidated with District #101, Dresden.  

Souvenir Card from

Shared by Jim Ellis and donated to the Decatur County Museum


School Year about 1907
Dora Bremer-Teacher
Located about 3 miles NW of Dresden

School Year 1908
Teacher Dora Bremer

Back Row: Teacher Dora Bremer, Virgil Nelson, Celia Johnson, Kitty Bremer, Alice Johnson, Gladys Nelson, Ida Welch
Second Row:  Noble Nelson, George Nelson, Pat Hoppas, Netty Ehlers, Dewey Bremer, Anna Sytsma, Esther Lowery, 
Front Row:  George Johnson, Marion Bremer, Steve Hoppas, George Nelson, Alice Ehlers, Newell Johnson


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