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When we began work on our site, there were times when it seemed every one room schoolhouse ever built in this country was still around and either restored or converted to other uses.  While this certainly isn't true, in most parts of the country there are examples fairly close by.  
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Litchfield
Litchfield Historical Society Inc
7 South Street
Litchfield CT 06759
Phone 860 567-4501
Web Site http://www.litchfieldct.com/twn/lhistsoc.html
Description museum features early American paintings, furniture, local history, also maintains Tapping Reeve House & Law School, which graduated over 130 members of Congress
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type School
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Collection N-Z Painting
Era 1774
Last changed: 02/25/2003
 

  CT

  Manchester

  Old Manchester Museum

  126 Cedar Street

  MAIL:  106 Hartford Road

  Manchester  CT   06040    

  Phone   860 647-9983

  Web Site  http://www.manchesterhistory.org/old_manch_museum.htm

  E-mail  mailto:manchesterhistory@juno.com

  Description  One-time school re-purposed several times now serves as local history museum with  research library

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Kind of Activity   Hall of Fame

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  Collection A-F Arms

  Research /Reading  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Manchester Historical Society

  New or Updated:   1/24/2005

Connecticut
Rocky Hill
Academy Hall Museum
785 Old Main Street
PO Box 185
Rocky Hill CT 06067
Phone
860 563-6704
Web Site http://www.rockyhillhistory.org/about.htm
E-mail mailto:info@rockyhillhistory.org
Description farm implements, military items, maritime, technology, costumes
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Schoolhouse
Research/Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Rocky Hill Historical Society

  CT
 
South Windsor
 
Pleasant Valley Schoolhouse Museum
 
771 Ellington Road
 
PO Box 216
 
South Windsor  CT  06074    
 
Phone  860 291-9958
 
Web Site  http://southwindsorhistory.home.att.net/
 
E-mail  mailto:southwindsorhistory@att.net
 
Description  1862 district schoolhouse
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Schoolhouse
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy
 
Era      1862
 
Owner/Operator:  South Windsor Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  11/01/2003

Connecticut
Unionville
Old Stone Schoolhouse
99 Coppermine Road at Red Oak Hill
Unionville CT
Phone
860 677-0059
Web Site
Description
original one room school with chapel & community halls, now features local history
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Schoolhouse
Era 1790
Owner/Operator: Farmington Historical Society

Connecticut
Woodstock
Woodstock Historical Society, Inc
Scene Route 169
PO Box 65
Woodstock CT 06281
Phone 860 928-3939
Web Site ****
Description Quasset School, Red & White School, Palmer Hall
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Schoolhouse
New or Updated: 04/10/2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

  DC
Washington
Discovery Creek Children's Museum
5125 MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 10
Washington DC 20016
Phone
202 364-3111
Web Site http://www.discoverycreek.org/
E-mail email@discoverycreek.org
Description located in only one-room schoolhouse in DC, program focus on outdoor programs in 12 acre forest
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
Building Type Schoolhouse

 

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