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About 20 people attended a reunion held at the Douglas County Fair for those who attended the District 69 School, which is now located on the fairgrounds. The reunion was held Saturday, August 20.

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The district, located halfway between Carlos and Miltona at the crossroads of County Road 5 and the Carlos/Miltona Road, started in 1884 and lasted until 1954. Sixteen pupils attended the first year. Teachers in the 1880s were paid between $24 and $28 a month.

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