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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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Schoolhouse Pennsylvania -Tennessee

 

 

 

  Pennsylvania
 
Blue Bell
 
Wissahickon Valley Historical
 
799 Skippack Pike
 
PO Box 96
 
Blue Bell   PA 19422    
 
Phone   215 646-6541
 
Web Site  http://www.angelfire.com/pa5/wvhs/
 
Description  local memorabilia, collection of tufglas glassware
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
Collection G-M  Glass
 
Era  1895
 
New or Updated:    3/17/2004
 

  PA

  Orefield

  Claussville One-Room School

  2917 Route 100

  Orefield PA  18069    

  Phone 610 435-4664

  Web Site  http://www.visitpa.com/visitpa/details.pa?name=Claussville+One-

                Room+Schoolhouse

  Description  last one room schoolhouse in Lehigh County

  Type of Resource Historic Place

  Primary Focus Building

  Building Type Schoolhouse

  Era 1893

  New or Updated:      3/12/2006

 


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  Rhode Island
 
Harrisville
 
Burriville Historical & Preservation Society
 
16 Laurel Hill Avenue
 
Box 93
 
Harrisville   RI  02859    
 
Phone   401 568-8534
 
Web Site  http://www.bhps.org/
 
Description  restoring former school
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Historical Society
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:    2/23/2004
 

  RI

  Jamestown

  Jamestown History Museum

  92 Narragansett Ave

  Jamestown  RI

  Phone   401 423-0784

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.jamestown-ri.info/Linkpage.htm

  Description  ferry system memorabilia, local artifacts

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  New or Updated:  2/21/2006


  RI

  Richmond

  Bell School House

  5 Richmond Townhouse Road

  Routes 112 & 138

  Richmond  RI   02892    

  Phone   401 364-7057

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.chariho.k12.ri.us/ric/classpages/sposato/sporich.html

  Description  former one room school

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local history

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  1826

  Owner/Operator:  Richmond Historical Society

  New or Updated:     8/20/2005

 

  SD

  Newell

  Newell Museum

  Third Street

  PO Box 433

  Newell                        SD           57760    

  Phone   605 456-1310

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  newellmuseum@sdplains.com

  Alt Web  http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/our_towns/culture.shtml

  Description  local history - wool, irrigation, Orman Dam, one room school building

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Collection A-F Dolls

  New or Updated:           12/29/2005

 
  Tennessee
 
Chattanooga
 
Chattanooga Regional History Museum
 
400 Chestnut St
 
Chattanooga                          TN       37402    
 
Phone   423 265-3247
 
Web Site  http://www.chattanooga.net/membersites/history/
 
E-mail  mailto:history@chattanooga.net
 
Description  interactive "Chattanooga Country", local memorabilia
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
New or Updated:  12/29/2003

Columbia
Athenaeum Rectory
808 Athenaeum Street
PO Box 942
Columbia TN 38402
Phone
931 381-4822
Web Site http://www.mtsu.edu/%7ehistpres/APTA/Ben/txcontct.html
Description practicing finishing school for 52 years in 19th century
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Schoolhouse
Era 1835
Owner/Operator: APTA

  Maryville
 
Sam Houston Schoolhouse
 
3650 Old Sam Houston School road
 
Maryville   TN 37804    
 
Phone   865 983-1550
 
Web Site  http://www.state.tn.us/environment/hist/stateown/samhoust.php 
 
Alt Web  http://www.see-              tennessee.com/counties/east_counties/blount/sam_houston_school.htm
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
New or Updated:     4/21/2004

  Tennessee
 
Murfreesboro
 
Bradley Academy Museum & Cultural Center
 
415 South Academy Street
 
Murfreesboro    TN     37130    
 
Phone   615 867-2633
 
Web Site  http://www.bradleymuseum.org/history.html
 
Description  restored school served African American community
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Building Type   School House
 
Group Identity   African American
 
Owner/Operator:  Bradley Academy Historical Center
 
New or Updated:   4/27/2004

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