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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
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. Marker is located in Scipio Township Park along W. Joliet Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Porte IN 46350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Indian Boundary Line (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Meinrad Rumely's Blacksmith Shop (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 13, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.