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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  Texas - Virginia

 

 

 

Texas
Bedford
Bedford Historical Foundation
2400 School Lane
Bedford TX 76021
Phone
817 952-2290
Web Site http://www.oldbedfordschool.org/foundpages/found-frame.html
Description local preservation organized headquartered in their first project -- a restored school
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Preservation
Building Type Schoolhouse
Era 1908
 

  Chappell Hill

  Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum

   9220 Poplar Street

  Chappell Hill  TX    77426    

  Phone 979 836-6033

  Web Site www.chappellhillmuseum.org/

  Description  located in Chappell Hill Female College building with six former

                    classrooms of exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Local History

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  New or Updated:  2/25/2007
 

  League City

  West Bay Common School Children's Museum

  210 North Kansas Avenue

  League City  TX    77573    

  Phone 281 554-2994

  Web Site www.oneroomschoolhouse.org/

  Description  schoolhouse, barn museum, icehouse barbershop museum

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Era  1898

  New or Updated:   2/16/2007

Texas
Newton
Powell Hotel - WH Ford Male/Female College Museum
Rusk Street
Newton TX
Phone
409 379-2109
Web Site http://www.jas.net/~newton/
Description original school later used as a hotel, open limited hours or by appointment, still being developed
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Schoolhouse
Owner/Operator: Newton County Historical Commission

San Antonio
Southwest School of Art & Craft
300 Augusta Street
San Antonio TX 78205
Phone
210 224-1848
Web Site http://www.swschool.org/history/history.htm
E-mail mailto:info@swschool.org
Description Ursuline Convent & Academy campus now holds arts center
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Building Type Schoolhouse
Nature of Group or Site Crafts
Era 1851

 


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  Virginia
 
Abingdon
 
William King Regional Arts Center
 
415 Academy Dr
 
Abingdon   VA  24212 
 
Phone   276 628-3922
 
Web Site  http://www.wkrac.org/about.html
 
E-mail  mailto:info@wkrac.org
 
Description  regional art center in 913 school, sculpture garden, 10 exhibitions a year
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
Collection N-Z  Sculpture
 
New or Updated:   1/15/2004
 

  VA

  Arlington

  Arlington Historical Museum

  1805 South Arlington Ridge Road

  Arlington  VA          22202    

  Phone   703 892-4204

  Web Site  www.arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@ArlingtonHistoricalSociety.org

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Owner/Operator:  Arlington Historical Society

  New or Updated:           10/10/2005

  Vermont

  Cabot

  Cabot Historical Society Museum

  West Hill School House, West Hill, our Corners

  PO Box 232

  Cabot VT  05647    

  Phone   802 426-3783

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  mailto:palmandan@pivot.net

  Alt Web  http://www.vermonthistory.org/lhs/washing.htm - Cabot

  Description  2 former school buildings, household & farm goods, documents 1800-1920

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Collection N-Z  Tools

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  10/25/2004
 

  Ludlow

  Black River Academy Museum

  14 High St

  Ludlow  VT  05149    

  Phone   802 228-5050

  Web Site  http://www.okemovalleyvt.org/frame.html?target=107

  Alt Web  http://www.okemovalleyvt.org/activities/Academy.html

  Description  traditional crafts, three floors of exhibits

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Era  1888

  New or Updated:  10/21/2004
 

  Vermont

  West Charleston

  Charleston Historical Society Museum

  Route 105

  West Charleston  VT  05872    

  Phone   802 895-4467

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.vermonthistory.org/lhs/essex.htm - Charleston

  Description  old high school

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  New or Updated:   10/27/2004

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