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Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

14 St. George St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
888-653-7245
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Type: Historic Sites
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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

There is a very small fee to enter the old school house,but you can find coupons for a dollar off all over the place.This is a great place for those interested in local history or just enjoy seeing how people lived in times past.

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Lady Lake, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It gives you a real look at what school was like many years ago. The little school house is old but well preserved. The garden area out back is beautiful to sit and enjoy.

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Margate, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This attraction is very reasonably priced and does not take a lot of time to go through. The gardens around the backside of the school are very pretty, and there is some interesting history to be learned about the way school was during that time period. There is an automated class and teacher that give a "history lesson" explaining how... More

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West Palm Beach
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Dated and worn down. But, cute for schoolchildren to see the difference from what they have today. The garden behind the schoolhouse is amazing. I could've spent quite a bit of time enjoying the garden.

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Foothill Ranch, California
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61 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This wood old school is amazing. The building is made of cedar and cypress are erected using hand made nails & wooden pens. Those charged with its keep have done a great job preserving this 200+ year old structure. If you're in the area, don't miss it.

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Ocala, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It is tiny but very interesting to see the classroom, the "time out" it was cool. It was neat to see the outhouse the well. My son got to ring the bell. It was a neat experience!

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New York City, New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
55 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I really enjoyed this site. Its super historical and very awesome to see. I went to school for education, so for me it was particularly interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

It's tiny & maybe lame that you have to pay, but it's still cool to look at. I thought the store was really cute with its throwback toys & books. I think it is worth taking a peek into history.

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Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

this is such a cute tour, and kids seem to really like it,,,after you view the inside of the school you have a courtyard which is a lot of fun with an outside outhouse you can take pictures in,,fast tour but fun,,,,

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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Wonderful place to visit in St. Augustine. It is a treat to visit historical sites such as this. Great reminders of going back to the basics of education--before computers, before calculators, before dry erase boards

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