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Flandreau in Moody County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Jones School District #60

1886 - 1972

Jones School District #60 Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2021
1. Jones School District #60 Marker
Inscription.  Jones School was the last Moody County rural school to close under the state's consolidation plan joining the Flandreau School District in 1972. Located northwest of Flandreau in Spring Creek Township section 19 the school house was built in 1886. Graduates of the school donated the building to the Moody County Historical Society to be placed on Museum grounds with the interior of the building being left exactly as it looked on the last day of classes. Jones School was known as Walton School in 1894 and Spring Creek School in 1895.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 44° 2.933′ N, 96° 34.954′ W. Marker is in Flandreau, South Dakota, in Moody County. Marker is on Water Street north of East Pipestone Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located on the grounds of the Moody County Museum in Flandreau. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 706 E Pipestone Ave, Flandreau SD 57028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Depot (a few steps from this marker); Flandreau (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Riverbend Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Waxdahl Claim Shack (within shouting distance of this marker); Moody County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Mrs. Joseph Thatcher (approx. 0.8 miles away); Flandreau Indian High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Governor Bill Janklow (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flandreau.
Jones School District #60 & Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2021
2. Jones School District #60 & Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2021. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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