Dickens School, Ray Township, Macomb County, Michigan

Location: 42.761571, -82.961726, 63181 Romeo Plank Rd, just north of 29 Mile Road.

Dickens School was built in 1859, closed in 1952, and was converted into Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church, established in 1960.

    
Dickens School, 1859-1952, at 63181 Romeo Plank Rd, just north of 29 Mile Road, in Ray Township, Michigan. Now Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church, established in 1960.
    
Dickens School

Based on the historical 1953 photo below, and the proportions of that photo vs the proportions of the church, I suspect the schoolhouse is the rear part of the church, and the front part of the schoolhouse was widened and possibly extended once the church took over the property.

    
Dickens School as of 1953

In any case, there isn't much in today's church that looks much like yesterday's schoolhouse.


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