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The road splits around the front and back of the abandoned one-room school at Besancon, Indiana.


Schoolhouse at Besancon, Indiana #8 Schoolhouse at Besancon, Indiana #8

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Schoolhouse at Besancon, Indiana #8

This is one of the best preserved one-room schoolhouses in Allen County. It is the Jefferson Township #5 Center School on Lincoln Highway (Old US-30) near Besancon, Indiana.

I discovered this one after photographing a wedding nearby several years ago and have been back to it periodically ever since. The road actually splits to go around the building!

The old woman who lived across the street owned the property. She told me that her mother had been a student at the school.





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besancon-7-small-unframed 6x8 inch Unframed $200.00
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besancon-7-medium-unframed 10x13 inch Unframed $350.00
besancon-7-medium-framed 10x13 inch Framed $475.00
besancon-7-large-unframed 15x20 inch Unframed $500.00
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