Pine River area school history on exhibit until Sept. 24

Event showcases history from Pine River and area schools

In 1913, the Pine River School was erected for grades one through 12. Submitted Photo

The Heritage Group North: Lost Pine River's Celebration of Schools historical exhibit will be available at the Pine River Railway Depot from 2:30-4:30 p.m. every Friday starting Friday, July 23 and concluding Friday, Sept. 24.

Exhibits cover a range of topics from the Pine River school to the Backus School, their merger and many school houses throughout the area.

Classes and groups may also schedule appointments by calling Annette Houg at 320-309-3700

This building on a corner of Barclay Avenue in Pine River was home to elementary and high school classes. Submitted Photo

Travis Grimler began work at the Echo Journal Jan. 2 of 2013 while the publication was still split in two as the Pine River Journal and Lake Country Echo. He is a full time reporter/photographer/videographer for the paper and operates primarily out of the northern stretch of the coverage area (Hackensack to Jenkins).
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