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Database of Michigan Schoolhouses

Welcome to the Michigan Schoolhouse Database collected by the Michigan One Room Schoolhouse Association.

Containing more than seven-thousand entries, it is one of the largest available databases for Michigan schoolhouses.

School & School #
Township
County
Section
BM
Year
Location
Notes
Rock River
Alger
1885
First school on the N side of the track near the bridge. The first teacher had 20 students. The school is well furnished with maps, a globe and in good shape in every way as reported in the the Mining Journal. The 2nd schoolhouse was a two-story building, the lower level for school and upstairs for a Community Center. Sunday School was held there as well. In 1892 two sisters from Midland County came to teach at Rock River. Alice had the Rock River School and Agnes the Hawley School. Rock River is now gone
Leighton
Allegan
6
147th Ave E of 12th St S/6
Gone
Martin
Allegan
7
10th St, N of 120th Ave S/7
Green
Alpena
491 Johnson St, Alpena
Museum & DORS. Was restored to 1900 grounds of the Jesse Besser Museum
Chestonia
Antrim
27
3-4 miles west of village of Alba, Scatterly Lake Rd & CR 620
See Cascade School - Gone 4 mi W of Alba. 1st school in county. Teacher built the fire, pumped the water, swept the floor, washed the blackboards. 16 students / pay $5.00 per week with room and board - Ruth (Fuller) Carpenter (Taught 1929), 616 Shadywood, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629, 10/21/92 inquiry; Cousin of D. Spencer, Annette Redman; also known as Back School
Mancelona
Antrim
28
SE corner of County
Antrim County Soil Survey, 1923; Ed & Mary McDuffie give a presentation on Antrim County Schools with transparencies from glass slides
Milton
Antrim
0
Corner of Cairn Hwy & Indian Road in Kewadin
Teacher - Gerda Peterson
Milton
Antrim
26
West side of Torch lake
Antrim County Soil Survey, 1923
Barry
W
1865-1929
Cottage on Crooked Lake
Barry
1904-
S/25
Private Use
Barry
B
1955-1968
Demolished in 1997
Barry
W
1899-1956
Gone
Barry
W
1936-1965
Bunnell School moved to site
Wood Workshop
Barry
1874-1967
Private
Barry
W
1972-1954
Carlton # 3
Barry
W
1843-1947
one mile E of Charlton Park
Gone - burned
Rutland
Barry
B
1952-1950
Township Hall
Woodland # 1
Barry
W
1858-1923
S Jordan Davenport Rd & Woodl& Rd
Gone - moved Lavern Hewitt home garage
Berrien
B
1883-1965
Across the Rd, 9950 Pucker between Pokogen & Smith Rds
2nd building cost $1,100. Spring field trip to identify and pick wildflowers for May baskets 1946/47
Bertrand
Berrien
6
B
Galien/Buchanan Rd on N township line toward W edge
Brick structure. Per Marge Yetzke
Hagar
Berrien
No idea where located or name
Teacher: Berenice Scott, 1905
Hagar
Berrien
No idea where located or name
Teacher: Mary Daly Theisen, Tri City Record, October 31, 2001
Hagar
Berrien
1876-
Cannot find on map
Lincoln # 1
Berrien
1887-
Lincoln Ave near Vineland Rd
Lincoln # 2
Berrien
1887-
About where Brown School is in Shoreham
Lincoln # 7
Berrien
1997
DeFay Rd & Red Arrow Hwy
New Buffalo
Berrien
No idea where located or name
George Miller, teacher in 1898
Niles
Berrien
9 & 10
Corner of Walton Rd & US-31
NW of Niles
Weesaw
Berrien
8
Glendora Rd, 1/8 miles W of Log Cabin Rd intersection, S side
Bethel # 2
Branch
Central S/7
Vacant/Storage 1941 Branch County Road Comm Map
Butler
Branch
S
1869-19_
RR 1, Box 76, Union City 49094
1941 Branch County Road Comm Map
Matteson # 2
Branch
S
1940's
Culver & Colon Rd, S/19
Gone - burned 1941 Branch County Road Comm Map
Calhoun
1872-1966
16429 29 Mile, bet H & J Dr.
Annexed to Albion Pu
Calhoun
W
1865-1966
S 29 Mile & H Drive S
Annexed to Albion 1966 DORS & resource center for nature & history studies
Calhoun
1860's-1967
C Drive
1949 - 2nd classroom built
Cass
51258 Lawrence Rd, Marcellus, MI S/11
Cass
Lake Rd S/22
Cass
21779 Dewey Lake St, Decatur, MI
Cass
26710 Gage St, Dowagiac, MI 49047
Charlevoix
6 mi S of Charlevoix on US 31
Art gallery - pottery 616 547 2288 Open 7 days 10-6 May 1- Oct 31 www bierartgallery.com
Charlevoix
2 1/2 Mi NE of East Jordan
Consolidated 1929
South Arm #4f
Charlevoix
see city of East Jordan
1920-21/f
Beaugrand
Cheboygan
Inverness Rd & Old Mackinaw Rd
Beaugrand Township
Beaugrand # 2
Cheboygan
S/23
04/05 51/52
Benton
Cheboygan
Black River Rd
Benton Township Fire Hall
Benton # 2
Cheboygan
S/8
04/05 51/52 and S/10
Benton # 3
Cheboygan
S/26
04/05 51/52
Burt
Cheboygan
Crump Rd
Township Hall of Burt Township
Ellis # 4
Cheboygan
W
1897
8001 Brudy Rd.
Emma Brudy teacher in 1897 04/05
Inverness # 2
Cheboygan
Mullet Lake Rd/near US 27
Standard School 2R 04/05 51/52
Inverness # 7
Cheboygan
S/2
04/05 51/52
Tuscarora # 1
Cheboygan
1879-1904
Section 18
Burt Lake 04/05
Tuscarora # 2
Cheboygan
1885-1891
Section 8 (24 x 44)
Rented - Methodist church
Tuscarora # 2
Cheboygan
1885-1891
Section 24 (16x 28)
Rented - Methodist church 04/05
Franklin Unit # 1
Clare
52
2 T Harrison
CD 60/61
Frost Unit # 2
Clare
54
2 T Harrison
CD 60/61
Greenwood
Clare
2759 M 61 Temple Rd.
Residence - Aug 2004
Redding Unit # 4
Clare
27
Temple
CD 60/61
Unit # 3
Clare
20
Harrison
CD 60/61
Winterfield Unit #1
Clare
Marion
CD 60/61
Hamlin
Eaton
Corner of Holmes Hwy & Royston Rd
Building torn-down and turned into a residence. Consolidated with Eaton Rapids in 1958
Grand Blanc
Genesee
Grand Blanc Rd
In town connected to City Hall
Grand Blanc
Genesee
Hill & Center Rd
Gladwin
1905
SW corner S/26
Cost $760, 1909 and wood shed & fence added, 1923 new furnace & chemical toilets, 2 room K -10 until 1943, back to 1 room, 1948 water, 1950 hot lunch, 1958 telephone, 1959 became part of Gladwin School System- became Sherman Twp Hall, Td in 1986 to build a new Twp Hall
Sage # 2
Gladwin
0
Log
S/27
1947 A basement, new pump, flush toilets, drinking fountain, telephone in 1953 hot lunch in 1955, addition 1958 CD 60/61 - MORSA
Grand Traverse
Hwy 633, S/30
Voted each year from 1951-1956
Whitewater
Grand Traverse
S/2
1916 map
Whitewater # 2
Grand Traverse
Log
Before 1881
Skegemog Rd S/36
Replaced by 2 schools
Arcadia # 22
Gratiot
Jerome & Alger S/22
Arcadia # 3
Gratiot
Winans S/7
Arcadia # 4f
Gratiot
Ely & St Charles S/32
Arcadia # 5
Gratiot
Harrison S/10
Arcadia # 7f
Gratiot
Lincoln S/5
Bethany # 1f
Gratiot
Adams S/7
Bethany # 2
Gratiot
Adams & Bagley S/9
Bethany # 3
Gratiot
M 46 & Blair Rd S/27
Bethany # 4
Gratiot
Jefferson S/14
Bethany # 5
Gratiot
M 46 & Blair S/23
Bethany # 5
Gratiot
W
4981 Monroe Rd. (M 46) S23
Bethany # 6
Gratiot
Adams & Blair S/1
Bethany # 7
Gratiot
Jackson & Bagley S/29
Bethany # 8
Gratiot
McGregor & Bagley S/17
Emerson #
Gratiot
S/21
Emerson # 2
Gratiot
S/19
Emerson # 4
Gratiot
S/5
Emerson # 5
Gratiot
S/12
Emerson # 6
Gratiot
S/35
Emerson # 7f
Gratiot
S/2
Emerson # 8
Gratiot
S/23
Emerson # 9
Gratiot
S/28
Fulton # 3
Gratiot
S/21
Hamilton # 1
Gratiot
Fillmore & Barry S/9
Hamilton # 2
Gratiot
McClelland S/17
Hamilton # 3
Gratiot
S/34
Hamilton # 4f
Gratiot
Woodbridge S/3
Hamilton # 6
Gratiot
Hayes S/36
Hamilton # 7
Gratiot
Hayes & McClelland S/31
Lafayette # 2
Gratiot
St Charles & McClelland S/29
Lafayette # 3
Gratiot
McClelland & Van Buren S/7
Lafayette # 5
Gratiot
S/33
Lafayette # 6
Gratiot
Van Buren & Barry Rd S/4
Lafayette # 7
Gratiot
Tyler & McClelland S/17
Lafayette # 8
Gratiot
S/21
Lafayette # 9
Gratiot
Mason & Tyler S/24
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/20
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/7
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/2
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/33
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/35
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/22
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/9
New Haven #
Gratiot
S/32
North Shade # 5
Gratiot
S/9
North Star # 2
Gratiot
S/14
North Star # 3
Gratiot
S/30
North Star # 4
Gratiot
S/19
North Star # 6
Gratiot
S/2
North Star # 7
Gratiot
S/36
North Star # 8
Gratiot
S/27
Pine River # 1
Gratiot
S/21
Pine River # 2
Gratiot
S/11
Pine River # 2f
Gratiot
S/35
Pine River # 4f
Gratiot
S/30
Pine River # 5
Gratiot
S/24
Pine River # 5f
Gratiot
S/6
Seville # 3
Gratiot
S/13
Seville # 4f
Gratiot
S/36
Seville # 5
Gratiot
S/22
Seville # 6
Gratiot
S/28
Seville # 6f
Gratiot
S/3
Seville # 7
Gratiot
S/6
Sumner # 1
Gratiot
S/12
Sumner # 2
Gratiot
S/10
Sumner # 5
Gratiot
S/15
Sumner # 7
Gratiot
S/35
Sumner # 8
Gratiot
S/28
Washington # 3
Gratiot
S/20
Washington # 3f
Gratiot
S/7
Washington # 4
Gratiot
S/33
Washington # 5
Gratiot
S/24
Washington # 6
Gratiot
S/16
Washington # 7
Gratiot
S/5
Wheeler # 6
Gratiot
S/29 Croswell & Jackson
Hillsdale
1877-1951
moved to 8651 West Chicago Rd
Hillsdale
Closed 1941
Moved to 8651 W Chicago Rd
Hillsdale
There 1916-17
North of Hillsdale
(2005) c 24
Cambria # 6f
Hillsdale
Log
1839-1841
Willets farm S/19 moved near Willets Cemetery
c 43
Huron
W
1895 Closed 1957
Klug Rd
Sold, storage, Gone, Td 1992
Huron
W
Ruth Rd S of Atwater Rd
Annexed, Ubly 67/68 June 1968
Iosco
Moved to M 55 & renamed Cottage School
Iosco
Moved to Hale school grounds
Classroom, then Td
Sherwin
Iosco
Log
S/23
1922 - 120 residents
Jackson
W
1949
Berry & Cooper Rd
Consolidated with 5 districts HRAS
Jackson
B
1845-
S/26 Horton & Reynolds Rd
after 1871 children living north of airline Railroad went to Bean and those living south went to Reynolds. 1st in twp consolidated with Concord School District 1953. Sold in 1957 to Missionary Baptist Church.
Concord
Jackson
0
On road to North Concord and Parma
Student in 1875 - Alice Smalley
Liberty
Jackson
S/30
Kalamazoo
Celery Flats Historical Park
Purchased by Portage 1990 State Historic Site - 1992, L 1867
Cooper # 2
Kalamazoo
1850's
1/2 mi N of Cooper Center
Kent
Log
1869 -1867
S/33
Gone - burned
Kent
B
1892-
2nd room added 1925
Gone - td 1965
Kent
W
1870-
4909 Thornapple River Rd S/28
Residence
Kent
W
1854
8185 36th Street near Buttrick
Residence
Kent
W
1857-1892
76th & Burlingame
Kent
1953 In use 1979
new 2 room school built 1953
Kent
W
1921-1952
16 Thirteen Mile Rd, Sparta
Twp Museum , 449 Ada Dr. SE State Historic Site - 1992
Kent
W
1870
8778 Cascade Rd
Residence Painted White - Furnished with Black Walnut Furniture
Kent
1867
Prairie
Union School
Kent
1861
S side of S/15, 1/2 mi E of Twp Hall
Kent
48th & Thornapple River
Kent
1857-1874
Moved to 9352 Homrich Ave
Residence
Kent
1863
north side of D/8
Block house erected N side of S/8
Kent
68th St & Nomich
Residence
Ada # 13
Kent
W
1867
S/10
$1,000
Algoma # 7
Kent
W
1863
South part of S/23
Paris # 11
Kent
Before 1855 -
NE cor at Burton
Wyoming # 7
Kent
Org 1856
Godfrey Lee NOR
Lapeer
1898-
Hornert Road
Residence
Lapeer
Hornet & Sawmill Lake Rd
Lapeer
Hemingway Lake Rd, W of 11th St.
Residence - modernized, additions in village of Otter Lake
Lapeer
Move to Ortonville, Oakland County, Brandon Twp
Lapeer
1890-
Sand Hill & Gen. Squier Rds.
Owned a dictionary, globe ink was 70 C pre Qt., chalk 70 C per box, water pail $1.00 & wood $2.00 per cord
Lapeer
moved to Coolidge Rd, Goodrich
Residence, School
Oregon # 10
Lapeer
McKeen Sawmill School
Leelanau
2 mi S of Empire on M 22
Leelanau
1906-1953
Cherry Bend Rd at Lake Leelanau Rd NE cor
Standard School, Annexed to Norris
Leelanau
1900
S/12
Cleveland # 1
Leelanau
#1
Sullivan bet Narlocke & Townline S/25
Cleveland # 4
Leelanau
#4
CR 667, S of M22 S/15
Tyrone # 2
Livingston
1839-1860
Sections 7,8,17,18 part of 9,16 & 20
Macomb
Romeo, MI 48065
Sold 1954 & 1969
Macomb
52700 Van Dyke
State Historic Site - 1989 L 1653
Macomb
Shelby Twp, MI 48316-3572
Utica Community Schools
Macomb
John/Audrey Hemr
Consolidated 1952
Macomb
1/3 mile south on W side of Plank Rd
School moved in the 1920's
Macomb
3/4 Mile E of Van Dyke
Macomb
B
S/5
Warren Consolidated Schools
Armada
Macomb
Armada Center & McFadden S/18
Armada
Macomb
Armada Center bet Capac & True S/16
Armada
Macomb
33 Mile bet Memphis Ridge & Stoddard - County Line S/25
Erin # 8
Macomb
1898
Nine Mile (Deer Rd) W of Greater Mack
July 25, 1898
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