Rural Schools

Harmony Township, Rock County, Wisconsin

According to the 1873 atlas and 1917 atlas for Rock County, there were nine rural schools in Harmony
Township.
The location and current status of these school buildings is given below (using the modern road names).
The numbers given to each school are mine and not district numbers. Thanks to Georgia Roe locating Mt. Zion school.

School

Location

Maps

Today

name unknown #1 Sect. 1 - Vickerman Rd. & County M - NW corner of intersection 1873; 1917 ?
name unknown #2
Sect. 4 - Harmony Town Hall Rd. - just south of Hwy. 26
1873; 1917 ?
name unknown #3
Sect. 8 - Hwy. 26 & County Y - NE corner of intersection
1873; 1917 ?
name unknown #4 Sect. 11 - Rotamer Rd. - just east of Henke Rd. 1873; 1917 ?
Dillenbeck
Sect. 18 - Hwy 14 & Bell St. - just east of 26 (& Target)
1873; 1917 destroyed in 2005
Mt. Zion
Sect. 24 - County A & Milton-Shopiere Rd. - NE corner of
intersection
1873; 1917 ?
name unknown #6
Sect. 28 - Wright Rd. & County A/E. Milwaukee St. (now in city
of Janesville)
1873; 1917 ?
name unknown #7
Sect. 32 - County MM/Ruger Ave. (now in city of Janesville,
about where I-90 crosses Ruger Ave.)
1873; 1917 ?
name unknown #8
Sect. 35 - County MM & Henke Rd. - NE corner of intersection
1873; 1917 ?

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