WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Go back to the way school used to be

Reed School

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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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DAILY EXPERIENCE


SCHOOL’S IN SESSION

Experience the immense one room schoolhouse. This large classroom held students from grades 1 to 8.
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LEARN YOUR LESSON:
PUBLIC EDUCATION IN AMERICA

Step downstairs to discover the history behind the concept of public school and the one-room schools in Wisconsin like Reed School.
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