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Locust School

1640 Big Canoe Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7438
+1 563-382-4166
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A taste of local history -- the one room stone schoolhouse

My father attended this school when he was a boy and his father was a blacksmith nearby. Here is a... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
L2315NHbillm
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Decorah, United States
Check out the outhouse

You might want to check if this is open before you stop by. It wasn't when I went. It's on a... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
wladwig
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
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4 Feb 2018
“A taste of local history -- the one room stone schoolhouse”
18 Aug 2017
“Check out the outhouse”
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1640 Big Canoe Rd, Decorah, IA 52101-7438
+1 563-382-4166
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

My father attended this school when he was a boy and his father was a blacksmith nearby. Here is a taste of nostalgia for some of the elders and a fresh look at the "school experience" for many who grew up in far larger school...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

You might want to check if this is open before you stop by. It wasn't when I went. It's on a 4-way controlled intersection right next to a church. Park across the street, walk around a bit. Nice little bit of history. Check out the...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Cool school - left like it was in 1962, but has many items from the 19th century. The school is only open for a few afternoon hours on weekends. Knowledgeable staff.

Thank Laura R
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Reviewed August 7, 2015

I attended eight years--one room school--1854-1960 /reunion each year in October--pie auction at church next door

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

We happened up on this historic one room school house on a trip to the trout stream and it was a neat little stop !!! If you like history this is a great stop!!!

Thank BAChiles
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Reviewed July 8, 2011

Locust School was the oldest school building in Iowa--in 1939. It was in operation until 1960 and served as a community center and church as well as a school. It is still opened each year in the spring for elementary school students and on weekends...More

2  Thank Ilse035
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