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SURING SCHOOL DISTRICT LOCAL
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1880 the highway
was made passable. The Oconto River was spanned by a wooden bridge and
the timbers and lumber used were hewn into shape by axmen.
highway was often wet and soft, which made
traffic very difficult, so a long courduroy was made from the west side
of section 12 and 13 - then east 14 miles. The main street through the
village lies midway between the equator and the north pole.
the year of 1882, Joe Suring built a saw mill
on what was known as the Suring Mill Island. In 1883. Suring built the
house that was fast lived in by Manley Hanson. This house stood on the
property which is now used for the Suring Park on the Oconto River.
first white child born in the Village of
Suring was A.E. Suring in 1885. He later became Justice of the Peace of
the village in 1917.
first hotel, built in 1896.