Sunny Side School - rural Independence, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 37° 07.494 W 095° 50.219
15S E 247961 N 4112495
Quick Description: The historic Sunny Side one room school operated between 1871 and 1948.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/27/2016 6:59:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMR1BM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
A school bell stands in the yard of Sunny Side School, ready to call students to class. The historic Sunny Side one room school operated between 1871 and 1948. Before being moved to the Little House on the Prairie Museum grounds in 1976 it was located 4 ½ miles away. As typical of that era, teachers in this school taught first through eighth grades. A history of the school is posted inside and highlights the lives of the teachers and the children who went here.
Original or Re-creation?: Re-located Original

Year the school first opened.: 9/1/1871

Year the school closed.: 6/1/1948

Little House on the Prairie Museum
3000 Rd.
Independence, KS USA

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: Not Listed

Web Address (if available): Not listed

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: Not Listed

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