Pierre, South Dakota: Really Small Schoolhouse

Built in 1881, it's the size of a single-car garage. Stands by itself in a park, which makes it look even smaller.

Address:
W. Dakota Ave., Pierre, SD
Directions:
Just east of the Missouri River and south of US Hwy 14. On the west side of W. Dakota Ave. at its intersection with James St.
Admission:
Free
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School House.

Really Small Schoolhouse

The first school in Pierre was a tiny 14x20 building built in 1881. It's kept in good repair, and has been moved to Steamboat Park.

[Ronnie, 01/14/2017]

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