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District No. 44 School - Taylor Township, Minnesota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member msrubble
N 46° 00.033 W 096° 29.588
14T E 694108 N 5097164
Quick Description: One-room schoolhouse near Tintah, Minnesota.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 1/8/2015 5:33:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMN72Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
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Long Description:
District No. 44 School served western Minnesota children in grades one through eight from 1891 until 1954. In its first year, it held eighteen students. Although no longer in use as a school, it is well-preserved, and is the only one-room schoolhouse in Traverse County still in its original location. The previous District No. 44 School, at another location, had closed by 1888.

This one-room schoolhouse is on U.S. Highway 75. It is west of Tintah, and about 13 miles north of Wheaton. There is a small area in which a car can pull off the highway if there is not snow.

This building is owned by Taylor Township, and formerly served as the town hall.

This school building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.
Original or Re-creation?: Original

Year the school first opened.: 11/15/1891

Year the school closed.: 12/31/1954

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

7852 US Highway 75
Tintah, MN United States

Web Address (if available): Not listed

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: Not Listed

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