Atherton School District #3 is located in the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 25, Township
22 North, Range 3 East on the corner of Henderson Lake Road and M-55 in Churchill Township, Ogemaw County. The district
was annexed to West Branch Schools in 1964.
Records are sparse on who donated the land, who built the school, and who taught there.
There are, however, several class photographs available. Anyone having additional photos or who can identify
students in the existing photos is asked to contact the Ogemaw County Coordinator,
Most of the existing records have been compiled by The Rose City Area Historical Society, Post Office Box 736, Rose City, MI 48654