District 10 Schoolhouse Museum
The District 10 Schoolhouse Museum is located one-half
mile west and one mile south of the Alexandria State Lakes, on
the Oregon Trail in northwestern Jefferson County.
turned museum features monuments dedicated to the memory of the
Oregon Trail, Pony Express and Mormon travelers who passed through
The school was established in Meridian in the 1860's and was relocated to the Jacob Dein farm. The present schoolhouse, built in 1898, stands at the original location and is now property of the Jefferson County Historical Society and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
From Fairbury, travel north on Highway 15 to 717 Road. Then west
to 559 Road, a distance of nine miles from town.
The District 10 Schoolhouse Museum is by appointment only.
Email inquiries to FairburyRIDepot@windstream.net or
call (402) 729-5131.