WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Go back to the way school used to be

Our Story

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Enter the era of the one-room schoolhouse, when hard work and country life helped to shape a generation of Wisconsin citizens.
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"Cute and educational in the best way!"

TRIPADVISOR REVIEW

DAILY EXPERIENCE


ABOUT US

Reed School, built in 1915, served as a one-room country school through 1951. It provided a first- through eighth-grade education with only one teacher.
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The Reed School classroom


ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE

Experience the immense one room schoolhouse. This large classroom held students from grades 1 to 8.
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FIELD TRIPS

Imagine, think and compare school life in the early 1900s to today.
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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Begin planning your trip today! Tickets, Hours, Directions and more.
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