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Near La Porte in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Door Village School

1832 - 1983

 
 
Door Village School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
1. Door Village School Marker
Inscription.

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
Door Village School 1883-1947 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
2. Door Village School 1883-1947
Close-up of drawing on marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); 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.
 
Categories. Education
 
Door Village School 1948-1983 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
3. Door Village School 1948-1983
Close-up of drawing on marker
Door Village School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
4. Door Village School Marker
Located in Scipio Township Park
View to west along W. Joliet Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
5. View to west along W. Joliet Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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