Kingston School, Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan

Location: 43.44352, -83.16622, at 2499-2001 S Cemetery Rd, Deford, MI.

Kingston School (Kingston District No 1) was erected in 1897. It's difficult to see this structure as a schoolhouse since it has a non-traditional shape, but it has a centered front door, a school identification sign above that door, and a massive tower-like bell tower (with no visible school bell inside). There's really only one legal unobstructed viewpoint to see the school from, so I'm unable to report on the back or the right side. Five days after I took these photos, on August 17, 2017, Kingston was hit by a tornado, but thankfully the schoolhouse was spared.

    
Kingston School District No 1, Erected AD 1897, on Cemetary Road, just north of Legg Road, Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan. Five days after I took this photo, on August 17, 2017, Kingston was hit by a tornado.
    
Kingston School District No 1, Erected AD 1897, on Cemetary Road, just north of Legg Road, Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan. Five days after I took this photo, on August 17, 2017, Kingston was hit by a tornado.
    
Kingston School District No 1, Erected AD 1897, on Cemetary Road, just north of Legg Road, Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan. Five days after I took this photo, on August 17, 2017, Kingston was hit by a tornado.
    
Kingston School District No 1, Erected AD 1897, on Cemetary Road, just north of Legg Road, Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan. Five days after I took this photo, on August 17, 2017, Kingston was hit by a tornado.

A year after that tornado I made this photograph of the still-intact school:

    
Kingston School District No 1, Erected AD 1897, on Cemetary Road, just north of Legg Road, Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

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