High Point in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Little Red Schoolhouse
If you are walking the Greenway and have a few extra minutes, come to the High Point Museum, located at 1859 E Lexington Avenue, one block west. The museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 – 4:30 and Sunday from 1 – 4:30. Three additional historic structures adjacent to the museum are open Saturday 10 – 4 and Sunday from 1 – 4. FREE admission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 35° 58.806′ N, 79° 59.403′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on E Lexington Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: High Point NC 27262, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Haley House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Haley House (about 500 feet away); The Blacksmith Shop (about 600 feet away); The Plank Road (about 600 feet away); The Hoggat House (about 600 feet away); Oldest Building in High Point (about 700 feet away); Oldest Colonial Trail (about 700 feet away); High Point University (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
More about this marker. Several photos of the inside of the schoolhouse appear on the marker. One shows a young girl sitting at a desk and has a caption of “All the students wanted to have class in the ‘Little Red Schoolhouse.’ It could only accommodate one of the first grade classes.”
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,242 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 31, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.