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As a surprise going away present in 1940, students from Perham's District 58 presented their teacher Mabel Kastet Frazee with quilt blocks, which have now been made into a quilt and will be displayed on October 9 in Pelican Rapids.

A remnant of Perham's School District 58 surfaces after 70 years

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Very few people may remember anything about Perham's School District 58. The one-room schoolhouse in which children sat over 70 years ago is now gone, and very few photographs of it still exist.


A group of students began a special project for one of their teachers, and probably would have never thought such a small gift would tie the past to the present.

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