Peru in Nemaha County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Little Red Schoolhouse
Nemaha County School District #65
— Constructed 1905 —
Known as the Center School, it became the landmark built at the corner of U.S. Highway 75 and the Brock Road.
It was disassembled brick-by-brick and reassembled on this site in 2001.
The Little Red Schoolhouse is dedicated to the many teachers who trained at
Peru State College.
Then - Now - Always
Erected 2002 by Peru State College Omaha-Area Alumni Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 2001.
Location. 40° 28.437′ N, 95° 44.033′ W. Marker is in Peru, Nebraska, in Nemaha County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and 5th Street, on the left when traveling north on 8th Street. Schoolhouse and marker are on the Peru State College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peru NE 68421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peru State College (a few steps from this marker); Muir House (approx. 6.6 miles The Nebraska State Teachers' Association (approx. 6.6 miles away); 1854 Didier Log Cabin (approx. 6.7 miles away); Brownville (approx. 6.7 miles away); Company C 1st Regiment of Nebraska (approx. 6.7 miles away); Late 1800's Road Grader (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Large One-bottom Plow (approx. 6.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Peru State College, Nebraska. (Submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.