Loucks School, Roxanne Township, Eaton County, Michigan

Location: withheld since this school is still in use.

Loucks School was established in 1858 and is still operating as a school in 2018. This frame-structured schoolhouse has white siding and a school bell on an exterior tower rather than in a belfry. The front of the school features a single centered front door with a transom window above it and an awning, and a small window on either side of the door. The same small window is at the front of the side of the school, suggesting these small windows provide light to boys and girls cloakrooms, on either side of the front door. The peak of the roof is embellished on the front of the building with wood carvings. There are 5 large windows on one side of the school, making it apparent that this is the classroom proper. That side of the school has a sign designating this schoolhouse as a "Standard School", meaning one which conformed to the highest standards of Michigan one-room schoolhouses of the day. The other side of the building is nearly all solid wall without windows.

    
Loucks School, established in 1858, still operating in 2018, in Roxanne Township, Eaton County, Michigan
    
Loucks School, established in 1858, still operating in 2018, in Roxanne Township, Eaton County, Michigan
    
Loucks School, established in 1858, still operating in 2018, in Roxanne Township, Eaton County, Michigan
    
Loucks School, established in 1858, still operating in 2018, in Roxanne Township, Eaton County, Michigan

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