District No. 44 School Historical

District No. 44 School Historical (HM1WU1)

Location: Wheaton, MN 56296 Traverse County
Country: United States of America

N 46° 0.031', W 96° 29.601'

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Built in 1891, District No. 44 School is the quintessential one-room prairie schoolhouse. For over two centuries country schools were the foundation of the American education system, but school consolidation finally forced most rural schoolhouses to shut down. Although this schoolhouse closed in 1954, it has been well preserved. It is the only 19th century one-room schoolhouse still standing on its original plot in Traverse County.

As a tangible representation of America's heritage of rural education, District No. 44 School has been placed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
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HM NumberHM1WU1
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Date Added Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 694091 N 5097159
Decimal Degrees46.00051667, -96.49335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 0.031', W 96° 29.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 0' 1.86" N, 96° 29' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)320, 218
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-75, Wheaton MN 56296, US
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