Pleasant Hill School - Warren County, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 50.854 W 091° 06.129
15S E 664696 N 4301572
Quick Description: Out in the boonies, once a family farm
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/15/2021 5:47:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM148DH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
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Long Description:

County of school: Warren County
Location of school: Ranch Rd., 3 miles N. of Warrenton

The school was founded in 1841, oral tradition says, but the Pleasant Hill family. BUT, maybe was called that because the nearest farm ws the Archer-Pleasant Hill farms.

The Archer-Pleasant Hill cemetery is just behind this school in the woods. Small uncared for cemetery.
The school is well cared for. One source told me the local DAR owned it, and another source said it was a local historic minded group formed for the school specifically.

Either way, footprint on the web is non-existent. More oral history says that the belief is this structure was originally built as a church and then converted into a school; but no documented proof of that belief.

Original or Re-creation?: Original

Year the school first opened.: 1/1/1841

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

17785 Ranch Rd., Wright City, MO 63390

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: no

Year the school closed.: Not listed

Web Address (if available): Not listed

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