Thayer School, Northville Township, Wayne County, Michigan
Location: 42.40746, -83.55004, at 51370 Six Mile Rd, Northville, MI.
Thayer School (Northville Fractional District No 10) was built in 1877, and was under restoration when I visited in November of 2017. The school is made of white and yellow brick, and features 9 large arched windows with projecting brick arches above them, and two front doors, one on either side of a projected cloakroom. All of the windows and doors are boarded up. Quite fancy and heavy wooden corbels support the eaves of the roof, and the school is built on a fieldstone foundation. There is no bell tower nor school bell. I hope this schoolhouse will be restored properly, since it could again be quite a beautiful building, exhibiting many of the architectural features I like most in the old brick Michigan schoolhouses. The design of this school looks similar to Capitol Hill School, Monterey Center School, Maple Ridge School, McKinley School, Old Stone School, Salisbury School and Bell Tower School.