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Little White Schoolhouse

Ripon, Wisconsin
County of Fond Du Lac.
National Register Number: 73000079
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Educational facility - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: WI-6 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 30, 1974):
A meeting in this simple, one story clapboard and frame schoolhouse on March 20, 1854, and another in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, to protest passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which permitted the extension of slavery beyond the limits of the Missouri Compromise, drew dissatisfied Whigs, Free Soilers, and Democrats. These meetings were the first of those that led to the formation of the Republican Party.

Condition:
Building is in excellent condition and very well cared for.

There are no changes to the landmark.


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