Little Red Brick - New Salem, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 42.456 W 090° 50.859
15S E 684513 N 4397519
Quick Description: Historic building found inside a home, when they tore down the home.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/5/2017 6:03:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMVDHF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:

County of bldg: Pike County
Location of bldg: Griggsville Rd. & Pittsfield Rd., New Salem

Marker erected by Pike County Historical Society

Marker Text:

Built 1834 Stage coach stop, school dwelling, church. Orig. enclosed in a 3-story 12-room edifice which was razed in 1965 revealing the 1834 original.

Original or Re-creation?: Original

Year the school first opened.: 1/1/1834

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

Griggsville Rd. & Pittsfield Rd.,
New Salem, IL USA

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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