Centennial #5 School – rural Larchwood, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 43° 23.128 W 096° 28.161
14T E 704978 N 4806732
Quick Description: Centennial #5 and its neighboring school teacher’s house, are located at Pahoja Recreational Area where it still teaches kids of all ages what education was like more than a century ago.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2011 9:05:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMC0ZV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob
Views: 1

Long Description:
This white frame one room schoolhouse was only in use for 10 years, from 1900 to 1910. Centennial #5 and its neighboring school teacher’s house, are located at Pahoja Recreational Area where it still teaches kids of all ages what education was like more than a century ago. It has been restored by the Lyon County Historical Society and is open on Sundays 1- 4 p.m. during the summer months and by special appointment. History programs are available at this schoolhouse museum.
Original or Re-creation?: Original

Year the school first opened.: 9/1/1900

Year the school closed.: 6/1/1910

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

Address:
Pahoja Recreational Area
Larchwood, IA USA
51241


Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: yes

Web Address (if available): Not listed

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