Great Western Schoolhouse - St. Clairsville, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 40° 04.369 W 080° 58.862
17T E 501617 N 4435839
Quick Description: Historic former one-room school house west of St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2014 9:18:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMK8KR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob
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Long Description:
The restored one-room school house was built in 1870. The building is constructed of bricks made from clay from a nearby farm pond. The building served continuously as a primary school until 1952. The building is open occasionally for tours but not on a set schedule but is open if the flag is flying. The inside has been restored with period desks, potbelly stove along with traditional education materials and readers. Admission is charged to enter the building.
Original or Re-creation?: Original

Year the school first opened.: 1/1/1870

Year the school closed.: 1/1/1952

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

W of St. Clairsville on U.S. 40
St. Clairsville, St. Clairsville

Web Address (if available): [Web Link]

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

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