An undated photo of the School Hill flour mill.
In the southern part of Manitowoc County lies the community of School Hill. The exact origins of School Hill are relatively unknown, but land records show the first settlers came to the area in the 1850s.
The primarily German community was comprised of the following families: Abel, Beniversi, Brost, Buschmann, Dentinger, Green, Gries, Harder, Heckmann, Maas, Mueller, Nellis, Netzer, Schad, Schill, Scharenbrock, Stein, Sohn and Teporten.
Vincent Steffen began a store in School Hill early on. The store was located at the corner of Marken Road and Highway X. After a few years in operation, ...