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Locust School

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1854. Take route W38 north of Decorah for about 10 miles to route A26; the school is located at the northeast corner of the junction

This is one of Iowa's earliest one-room schoolhouses. It is classical (almost Greek Revival) in its composition of limestone walls covered by a simple gable roof.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Locust School", [Decorah, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO110.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 380-380.

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