Lamar, An Historic Polk County WI School House
Where Education Continues

Polk County WI Community Center and Rental

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Lamar Purpose

- Maintain and Care for the Historic Lamar School for Public Use

- Offer Forward Thinking Education to the Community

- Make Lamar Available for Community Events and Gathering Space


Lamar serves the area communities of St. Croix Falls, Taylors Falls, Dresser, Osceola, Centuria, Balsam Lake, Amery, Milltown, Luck, Cushing, Eureka, Frederic and the surrounding areas.

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Franconia Sculpture on Lamar Front Lawn

Franconia Sculpture on Lamar Front Lawn

Franconia Sculpture Park has graciously installed this beautiful outdoor sculpture on the front lawn at Lamar, the sculpture is on loan. Thank you Franconia!

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Lamar Community Center Front of Building

Lamar Community Center walk through video tour from Jon Cermin on Vimeo.



Lamar Fiber Fest

October 14, 2017
9am-4pm

The third annual Lamar Fiber Fest is proud to return with local producers and artisans to showcase their quality fiber, yarn and finished products. Whether you are learning a new fiber skill, need some fiber for your projects or looking for a gift there is something for everyone. There will be spinners, knitters, dyers, weavers, felters, and crocheters eager to help with questions you may have.

Many thanks to all who helped make last year so successful.



Lamar Is Open for Events and Rentals

Lamar is available for community use as a Community Center for events, gatherings, parties, receptions, meetings, classes, exhibits, fairs, bands, dances and more. Make Lamar work for you!

Rental costs start at only $50.00. individuals offering classes please inquire. Non-profits get a discount on full day rentals. Lamar can be used for private parties, business meetings, gatherings and for individual classes and events.


Lamar invites community members to coordinate programming events. Start a poety slam, or a dance series or a yoga class. Lamar is wheel chair accessible and offers great natural lighting with 8 ft tall windows inside the 14 ft first floor.



Lamar School was originally constructed in 1905 as a one room school house and was later expanded to include the two upper rooms and the front entrance it has today. Lamar School is one of the few turn of the century school houses owned by a non-profit in Wisconsin, serving the local community and available to the public. Today Lamar Community Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit, owns, manages and cares for this building as the center of the organization's mission. Lamar School is proud to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.



1488 200th Street, P.O. Box 344, St. Croix Falls, WI 54024  

Lamar is located 2 miles north of Hwy 8 on 200th Street. See Google Map

Lamar Email Address: lamar.community@gmail.com

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