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Dry Valley School - western Lawrence County, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
N 37° 01.518 W 094° 02.494
15S E 407354 N 4098186
Quick Description: A former, rural one-room school in far western Lawrence County, Missouri
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/21/2014 7:40:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMN3XN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
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Long Description:
The school is one of several landmarks listed in a Lawrence County rootsweb page. Of the historic Dry Valley community, the artifacts that still remain are: this former one-room school, the Dry Valley Church which is next door to it, and the Dry Valley Cemetery 1 mile to the west.

The sign on the front of the building says:

Dry Valley School District 73
1876 - 1950-51

The old hand-operated pump is still in its place, though a new well and pump has obviated its need. The outhouse is padlocked

Original or Re-creation?: Original

Year the school first opened.: 8/1/1876

Year the school closed.: 6/1/1951

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

Lawrence 1010
Pierce City, MO USA

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: no

Web Address (if available): Not listed

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