Lincoln Township School District by Karen Hansen


Number Name of School Sub-district Township Sections in Sub-district

#1 Porterville Independent Sections 1, 2, 11 & 12

#2 Lincoln Independent Sections 3, 4, 9 & 10

#3 Webster Independent Sections 5, 6, 7 & 8

#4 Mt. Vernon Independent Sections 17, 18, 19 & 20

#5 Lincoln Center Independent Sections 15, 16, 21 & 22

#6 Morton Independent Sections 13, 14, 23 & 24

#7 Liberty Corner Independent Sections 25, 26, 35 & 36

#8 Dermyer Independent Sections 27, 28, 33 & 34

#9 Rose Hill Independent Sections 29, 30, 31 & 32

Each school was located in the center of the four sections included in that sub-district. Schoolhouse locations are shown on the 1885 map.

Notice to Builders.

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received up to Saturday, May 17th, 1879, at one o’clock, p. m., for the erection of a school house in sub-district No. 4, district township of Lincoln, Pottawattamie county, Iowa. On the aforesaid day the contract will be let to the lowest responsible bidder, at the Lincoln school house, in sub-district No. 2. Plans and specifications can be seen at the office of H. B. Jack, district secretary. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. H. B. Jack,  —Dist Sec’y.

[The Walnut News, April 24, 1879]

Notice to Builders.

Notice is hereby given that proposals for the erection of a school house in sub-district No. 6, in the district township of Lincoln, in the county of Pottawattamie, will be received by the undersigned at his residence, in Lincoln township; where plans and specifications may be seen until 10 o’clock, p. m., Saturday, May 20, 1882. When the board of directors will meet at the Center school house and the contract be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. The board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. H. B. JACK April 17, 1882 Dictrict Sec.

[The Walnut Bureau, April 21, 1882]

Notice of Sale.

Notice is hereby given that the old schoolhouse in the independent district of Dermyer, (No. 8) Lincoln township, Pottawattamie county, Iowa, will be sold at public auction to the highest responsible bidder. Sale to take place upon grounds of said school district on Friday, September 7, 1900, at 2 p. m.   —G. L. DERMYER, Secretary

[The Walnut Bureau, August 31, 1900]

Classes taken at Lincoln #4 in 1908

Orthography (We call it Spelling), Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, Grammar, U. S. History, Physiology