Leclaire, Iowa: Little Wayside Chapel and Schoolhouse

Built by Cecil Fletcher out of a storage shed. He died in 2002. Erik Peterson, a local Eagle Scout, restored it in 2005, but it appears to be padlocked now.

Address:
1202 Territorial Rd, Leclaire, IA
Directions:
From Leclaire drive north on US-67 for one mile. Turn left onto Territorial Rd. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the white chapel on the left.
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Little Wayside Chapel and Cabin

Tiny cabin, church, and one room schoolhouse. Would be interested to learn more info about this church and cabin as I couldn't find anything online. It is something I stumbled upon while driving. Active road.

[Bianca Giron, 11/04/2019]

Buffalo Bill was supposedly born at or near this spot. The schoolhouse is from 1877. The chapel was built by Cecil Fletcher out of a storage shed. He died in 2002. Erik Peterson, a local Eagle Scout, restored it in 2005, but it appears to be padlocked now.


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