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Near Winterset in Madison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

North River Schoolhouse

Built 1874

 
 
North River Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. North River Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.

Restored by
Madison County Historical Society, Inc.
1962 - 1973
Placed on
National Register of Historic Places
by the U.S. Dept. of Interior
April 22, 1977

 
Erected by Madison County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 24.161′ N, 94° 2.539′ W. Marker is near Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker is on North River School Street west of Knoll Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Schoolhouse is west off US Hwy 169, about six miles NNW of Winterset. Marker is in this post office area: Winterset IA 50273, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hogback Covered Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cedar Covered Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away); 51 Jefferson Street (approx. 4.9 miles away); 53 Jefferson Street (approx. 4.9 miles away); 55 Jefferson Street (approx. 4.9 miles away); 57 Jefferson Street (approx. 4.9 miles away); 59 Jefferson Street (approx. 4.9 miles away); 61 Jefferson Street (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winterset.
 
Also see . . .
1. Map of the Bridges of Madison County Showing Schoolhouse.
North River Schoolhouse Donor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. North River Schoolhouse Donor Marker
(Submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. One-Room Schools in Iowa. (Submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Madison County Historical Society, Iowa. (Submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationMan-Made Features
 
North River Schoolhouse and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
3. North River Schoolhouse and Markers
North River Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
4. North River Schoolhouse
North River Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
5. North River Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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