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Address: 1640 Big Canoe Rd, Decorah, IA 52101
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/Great stop a lot of history

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

Reviewed 7 August 2015
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Greenwood, Mississippi

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 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.

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Greenwood, Mississippi
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Reviewed 7 August 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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Brevard, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 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!!!

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Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 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 (1-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May through August) for other visitors. Built in 1854, Locust... More 

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