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Item or Series Title Early School on South Mill Street
Catalog Number 1996-01-001.010.034
Parent Catalog Number 1996-01-001.010
Description "One of the first - This two-room frame school, built in 1870 in the 100 block of South Mill Street, cost $3,000. It was the original Larch Street School, preceding the brick structure erected in 1888. Pilgrim Congregational Church used this building for a time, starting in about 1893."

According to Aldinger's "History and Growth of the Lansing Public Schools" (Vol. 1), the church bought this building in approximately 1888 or 1889. Then in 1892 the school district rented it back from the church to be used to accomodate its growing demands for the rest of that year.
Old ID Number Ward Schools\FC001
Collection Title Ford Ceasar Collection
Creator Ceasar, Ford
Date circa 1892
Dates of Creation circa 1892
Object Name Photograph
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People and Organizations Lansing School District
Search Terms Lansing (Mich.)
Schools
Mill Street
Churches