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Oaksmer School "The Oaks"
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Built in 1879, "The Oaks" is now a private conference and health center.  In 1906, Winifred Edgerton Merrill, a pioneer in American mathmatics, founded the Oaksmere School for Girls which was also known a Mrs. Merrill School.  A Paris branch opened in 1921.  In February 1914, fifty girls at the school fought desperately to save their recitation hall and gymnasium from a fire.  They had to be driven away by firemen who threatend to turn the hose on them.

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