Des Moines County Schools

This is an old post card of Elgin school. Does anyone know where it was located? Is it still standing? In use? When was it built? Was/is it a grammar school? A high school?

Early Schools in Des Moines Co.
By T. S. Parvin
Condensed from Annals of Iowa, Volume 3, No. 1, January 1884

South Hill/Salter School Photos
South Hill school was remaned Salter school in 1923. Does anyone have a photo of the building to go with the photos of the students?

Concordia Township School Photos
Kathy Fuhr sent in these photos and says, "This is the best pic we could get taken about Sept 17th, 2007. It is quite overgrown with shrubbery but we did find the old water pump in the front yard that is damaged but still standing."

Sperry Consolidated School
Kristin Lampe sent this photo of the school which is no longer standing.

School at Prairie Grove Cemetery
Thanks to Kristin Lampe for help with this entry.



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