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Hilkrest Rural School & Tainter Playhouse

Address:
  • 1820 Wakanda ST
  • Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone:
(715) 232-8685

Hilkrest - Originally situated in Sherman Township, the 19th century Hilkrest School is a classic example of the one-room country schools that were common in Dunn County until the 1960's. It was moved to the Dunn County Fairgrounds in 1962–63 where it was open through the 2006 fair. Today the school is located next to the Rassbach Heritage Museum in Wakanda Park.

Tainter Playhouse -The Tainter Playhouse was used by the children of Andrew Tainter, who was one of the founders of the Knapp, Stout & Co., Company lumber empire. It was moved to the Dunn County Fairgrounds in 1965 where it was open through the 2006 fair.