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Chesterfield in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Alt School House

1860

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, July 31, 2021
1. Alt School House Marker
Inscription.  
Name: Alt School House
Built by: Evangelical Lutheran Concordia Congregation UAC
Location: Reinke Road in Ellisville, south of Manchester Road.

Facts:
• First teacher was paid $100 per year.
• Tuition was 75¢ per month per student. • Alt Schoolhouse became part of Rockwood School District.
• This schoolhouse was in continuous use until 1951.
• Grades 1 through 8 were taught here.

Donated by: St. John's Lutheran Church
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 38° 39.98′ N, 90° 32.502′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Gerhardt Trail, 0.2 miles west of Winnie Lane, on the right when traveling east. Located in Faust Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1025 Winnie Ln, Chesterfield MO 63017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miles A. Seed Carriage House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoch House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mertz Log Home
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By Thomas Smith, July 31, 2021
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Conway House (about 300 feet away); Sellenriek Barn (about 400 feet away); Davis House (about 400 feet away); Thornhill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smoke House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesterfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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