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White Oak School
Beaucoup Township
Washington County, Illinois

southeast of Beaucoup, Illinois

 
White Oak School
Built in the 1800s on land donated by the Lisk family
and was still standing in 2008.
When the school closed 1950, the land went back to the Lisk family.

White Oak School
2008
Lillian Barton is in front of White Oak School
Lillian attended school here from September 1931 ubtil April 1939
When she graduated 8th Grade in 1939, Reo Haun was the teacher.
Lillian's mother, Constance (nee Wisniewski) Pierjok, went to school there too and her older brothers and sister.

White Oak School cistern
The school's cistern with the homemade lid was there in 1931
and remained so in 2008.

Photographs Furnished by : Lillian Barton


2009     Wayne Hinton

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