Sac City Public Schools Sac City became an
independent school district in April, 1876. The first school house
was built in 1855. The present teachers are: D. J. McDaid, Principal;
Mrs. G. M. Parker, Miss Lizzie Baxter, Assistants. Present school
board: A.D. Peck, President; D.C. Early, E. Criss, Phil. Schaller,
W. H. Hobbs, Directors; C. E. Lane, Secretary; R. H. Lamoreux,
Treasurer. The first officers were: B. W. Trout, Levi Davis, H.
Baxter. The public school building in Sac City is a fine brick
edifice, with a stone foundation, built in 1871 at a cost of
$14,000. It contains three rooms, the whole upper story being
devoted to the high school department, while the Intermediate and
primary departments are accommodated on the first floor. The
building is well built and handsomely furnished, and is well
ventilated, comfortable and more than ordinarily well lighted. The
schools are in the best order, well disciplined and progressing most
satisfactorily in the various branches of study.
The Presbyterian Church Society The
Presbyterian Society of Sac City was organized in 1875. The present
officers are J. N. Miller, H. M. Conner, Elders; J. T. Bushnell was
the first pastor, then came Rev. Baxter. A. S. Foster is the present
incumbent. The church has a membership of thirty-three. There is
also a Sabbath School with an average attendance of fifty pupils. J.
N. Miller is Superintendent. The church has an elegant brick church
building, erected in 1875, and dedicated the following year. It is
34x56 feet on the ground and contains about 300 sittings.
ME. Church Society The M. E. Church of
Sac City was the first church building erected in the town. It was
built in 1873, and is a frame structure 30x50 feet. The building is
located on the corner of Ninth and Main streets, and cost $3,000.
The present pastor is Rev. Robert Smylie. The Society has a
membership of sixty. There is a Sabbath School in connection, with
an average attendance of fifty pupils. A.D. Peck is Superintendent,
J. L Comstock Assistant Superintendent, Mrs. C. L. Lane, Treasurer,
and Miss Winnie Lane Secretary.