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1896 School House


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1896 School House The Rural Dale School which was located east of LeRoy, Kansas in Coffey County, was recently donated to the Coffey County Museum by Irene Woods.

The 1896 school house has been moved next to the Museum and is currently undergoing restoration. Restoration should be completed early in 1997.


Admission: Free Admission
Hours: Weekdays - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday - 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Closed Sundays, January - March
Address: 1101 Neosho Street (main east/west street)
Phone: 888-877-2653
Our Email: chamber@kans.com

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