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"Eau Claire County History, 1949"

History of Pleasant Valley School Area

It has been discovered that the Pleasant Valley School was built in 1918, at the close of World War I.  Some of the first settlers to live in this locality are Mr. DeLa Matter, Mr. Kewin, Girard and Mr. John Shilts, now deceased.

It has been difficult to get much valuable information because it contains much fluctuating population.  The land being such poor aandy type that it is difficult for farmers to make much of a living.  A great many of them working away from home in Eau Claire, Milwaukee and Stanley.

The Walter Lewallen's report finding many Indian relics on their farm north of the school.  They have in their possession many arrow heads, scalping tool, and tomahawk.

The original industry being lumbering, the logs being floated down the Wolf River.

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