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oldest wooden scholl house

oldest wooden school house in America, from the 1800;s museum and old historic preservation, free diploma with paid admission !

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

oldest wooden school house in America, from the 1800;s museum and old historic preservation, free diploma with paid admission !

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It is old, small and touching! The original premisses have been neatly organized as a small museum, reminding us of schools and teachers at heroic times! Visiting historical St. Augustine, spare some time to stroll along the old school house, its garden, kitchen and well. Enjoy!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The old Schoolhouse is a popular sight and landmark. I took a photo of my wife standing beside it. It is amazing that it is still standing.

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Miami, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Such a great quaint little historic building. Very interesting that Florida is so old when I think of New England as the oldest (original colonies, etc).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The first time I visited St. Augustine, over 25 years ago, the Oldest Schoolhouse in the country was the first landmark I saw in the nations oldest city. The schoolhouse is a short self-guided tour that is very interesting, and a great piece of history. Holds some special memories!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

When I first visited Saint Augustine three years ago, I was amazed that this centuries-old structure remained intact. It’s still there, only many of the wood-siding boards have been replaced. Gone are the handmade nails and much of the character, but the animatronic docent is still there. It’s difficult to imagine students of all ages gathered in a school building... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Definitely a nice place to visit. You get some interesting history of why it's the oldest school and how teaching was back then. The price of admission is low, about $5 and only takes a short time to get through the exhibit and animatronic teacher. A must see if your in St. Augustine.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It is impressing that this building has survived so much time. There are interesting facts to be learned even though it is so small. We enjoyed our quick walk through

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

After all of the decades of coming to St. Augustine, this was my first visit, since we took our ten year old niece with us. So much history! It was really cool! :) Of course, she loved the Privy (Outhouse)! ;) The garden was beautiful! :) Worth the visit! :)

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Largo, Florida, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It's cool that the school is still standing but it's basically a garden area. There is a quick audio portion of the history of the school, but the whole tour was completed in less than 10 minutes. Finishing with a walk through the giftshop. There is a large house behind the garden that looks like it's being used for storage.... More 

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