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Gymnastics (Turner) have deep roots in Green County history
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Turner Hall in Monroe was originally built in 1868 to continue Swiss traditions such as music and gymnastics. The German word for “gymnast” is “Turner,” and the Turn and Schwing Club in Monroe was popular throughout the late 1800s and early 1900s. The original building burned in 1936 and was replace by the current structure that stands today.
MONROE — Green County is flush with Swiss Heritage and culture thanks to the immigrants that began settling the area in the mid-1800s.