Since 1980 the La Plata County Historical Society Museum has occupied this three-story sandstone building on spacious, landscaped grounds. The Cummins family, local masons, probably built the school using sandstone quarried from the bluff just behind the site. They laid the rough-cut, quarry-face stone, colored in warm, tawny tones, in regular courses with subtle banding. One schoolroom has been restored as a 1908 setting for time-tripping schoolchildren.
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Animas School Museum
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