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Pioneer Sholes Historic Site

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this is a great Historical Walk back in time!

This place is open on weekends and also has a living History Farm just down the road a short walk... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Michelle P
Talk by former student

We went to the open house and they gave us rice crispie treats and punch and cookies and let us... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Doris D
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May 24, 2017
“this is a great Historical Walk back in time!”
Mar 13, 2017
“Talk by former student”
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37W370 Dean St, LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, Saint Charles, IL 60175-4838
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

This place is open on weekends and also has a living History Farm just down the road a short walk from the school. You can visit the school and have a live guide tell you about history and how a one room school house worked....More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

We went to the open house and they gave us rice crispie treats and punch and cookies and let us plant some beans to take home but the best part was they had this guy who used to go there in WWII and he told...More

Thank Doris D
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I wish this site would have been open. However, we were in the area and I thought seeing the exterior was better than nothing. Great structure from the 1870s. I peeked through the windows to see the desks and chalk board. Walk around the back...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The experience made you feel like a student from the period. Our "teacher" asked each person to stand and spell "demur," for example. He showed us how students were disciplined in the period. "Place nose on chalkboard circle until I say you're done." We went...More

Thank Diane V
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We went for there fall fest. It was so cool with civil war guys and music and food and free. it was relly intersting the civil war guys.

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