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Lower Fox Creek Schoolhouse

Presented By: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Dates: May 4, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
Location: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Address: 2480B KS Hwy 177, Strong City, KS 66869
Phone: (620) 273-8494
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Price: free
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Visit with National Park Service volunteers at the one-room schoolhouse on weekends, Saturday and Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in May, June, September, and October. Learn about the importance the school played in a rural education on the prairie. Desks, McGuffey readers, slates, books, maps, recitation bench, and exhibits are on display. School is open daily May - December from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Inclement weather closes the schoolhouse, but visitors may look in the windows. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is located two miles north of Strong City on Kansas State Highway 177 (the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway) and is a unique public/private partnership between the National Park Service and The Nature Conservancy. For additional information on Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, please visit www.nps.gov/tapr , email tapr_interpretation@nps.gov , call the preserve at (620) 273-8494, or visit the preserve’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/NPS.TallgrassPrairie . To learn more about The Nature Conservancy in Kansas, visit the Conservancy’s website at www.nature.org/Kansas or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TNCKansas .

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

(620) 273-8494 2480 B Kansas Hwy 177, Strong City Map it
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