Prairie View School
"Prairie View School"
I was driving in rural Fayette County, Illinois during the Christmas holidays when I happened upon this abandoned schoolhouse sitting at the edge of a frozen field. The wood sign hanging above the door read, "Prairie View School, Dist. No. 112." It was built in the 1880's and served well past the turn of the century. The conifer tree standing beside the door looks like it was decorated with snow for the holidays and...more »