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Bailey School

1 1/2 miles North of Harrisville, Harrisville, MI
+1 989-736-3151
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Excellent example of one room schoolhouse

On the grounds of the Sturgeon Bay lighthouse, this schoolhouse has been meticulously restored to... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
MrsKA59
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Detroit, Michigan
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An interesting view of education as conducted in the ealrly years of our era.

We were able to walk freely in the building,sit at the desks and examine the textbooks..It as very... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Ulysses33
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Harrisville, Michigan
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1 1/2 miles North of Harrisville, Harrisville, MI
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

On the grounds of the Sturgeon Bay lighthouse, this schoolhouse has been meticulously restored to the early 1900's. Children will find it very interesting.

Thank MrsKA59
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We were able to walk freely in the building,sit at the desks and examine the textbooks..It as very easy to imagine having gone to school here.

Thank Ulysses33
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A one room school. Free admission, donations appreciated but not asked for. Narrator to give you history. Each desk has am old text book and a copy of 8th grade test. Look the tests over, you will be impressed. Visiting children are given a list...More

Thank capted1636
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Situated just a few steps south of the Sturgeon Point Lighthouse is Bailey School that was moved to this site and is being restored. The volunteer docent our day was a retired school teacher and shared a wealth of information. A family with elementary age...More

Thank bharrier
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Another family favorite and we make it point to stop during our travels up north. Be sure to check the website to see when the school is open. If not, you can always peek in the windows. We always find something new to see every...More

Thank Travelinklan
Reviewed 12 July 2016

There is a one-room school house on the grounds. What caught my interest was the 1911 map of Europe. There was a volunteer there that helped answer questions.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This one room school house was awesome for my kids to see. We walked to it on the way to the light house. The lady there had lots of good info on the history. There was also a sheet with a scavenger hunt. We went...More

Thank Kristen A
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great old school house. Representative of how it was back in the 19th century. Knowledgable "teacher" there to answer any of your questions!

Thank Bellbrat1971
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Finally went here when it was staffed. We found it informative and fun to travel back in time a bit.

Thank A2guy
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Everything was closed but peeked in the windows. Will probably return during summer months. It is a very short walk to the lighthouse so both can be done at once.

Thank linny2956
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