Just a hay barn now, thi simpressive structure was once the school for local children in a quiet Tennessee community.
Fairview School | Greene County, Tennessee | c. 1914 Built in 1914, this old school was closed in the 1940s when rural schools were consoliated. The large ‘auditorium’ room has a make-shift, half basketball court for students to play inside on cold days. The school sits in a rolling pasture, adjacent to Fairview Cumberland Presbyterian…
Built in 1911 to replace an earlier building lost to fire, this school hasn’t been used since the 1950s.
This tattered old school building is being reclaimed by nature, but some of its finer details still remain if you look closely. Built in 1885, the school is one of the only landmarks that remains from the community that it once served.
This sleepy crossroads in rural Georgia used to be an important town along well-traveled travel routes. But today, very little remains of the community.
This modest building served as both a school and church for a rural Georgia community.
Built in 1908 for students in a rural Florida community, this school served has served many purposes over the years.
Built in the 1920s, this South Carolina schoolhouse was quickly put out to pasture where it still sits today.
This home was originally built along the train tracks for the railroad engineer and his family. Today, it stands in a Florida ghost town.
A rural community built this one-room schoolhouse around 1900. It sat empty for many years before it was relocated to a park for future generations.