Near La Porte in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Door Village School
1832 - 1983
1832 - First log school
1883 - Two story brick school for grades 1 - 8
1900 - Grades 9 - 11 added
1912 - Grades 9 - 11 discontinued
1948 - New one story school with 4 classrooms and gym
1955 - Four classrooms added
1963 - Grades 7 - 8 discontinued
1983 - School closed after 150 years
1988 - Building demolished
1991 - Scipio Township park established
School memorial dedicated
Location. 41° 34.486′ N, 86° 46.14′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Joliet Road and County Road S 350W, on the right when traveling west on W. Joliet Road. Click for map. Marker is located in Scipio Township Park along W. Joliet Road. Marker is in this post office area: La Porte IN 46350, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Door Village Fort (approx. half a mile away); Chicago - New York Electric Air Line Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Civil War Camps (approx. 2.4 miles away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Meinrad Rumely's Blacksmith Shop The Rumely Companies (approx. 3.4 miles away); Meinrad Rumely (approx. 3.4 miles away); LaPorte's Carnegie Library (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in La Porte.
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