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Current Events

The Log Schoolhouse and Museum is now closed for the season. See you next year!
You may view a video of the Restoration Process now by clicking here and TV news coverage video of students attending class by clicking here.


Restoration Photographs

School outside after restoration

Restoration History

Aug 2000  ca.1815 log schoolhouse discovered inside local camp is saved by historical society and moved to town hall site.

Aug 2001  Local committee formed by CHS* to save and renovate the building.

Aug 2004  Select board approved the restoration and mission to use the building as an information center and museum located at Airport Park...project managers appointed to direct and oversee CHS commitments

Feb 2005  Funding became available thru Federal, State and local grants as well as private donations for the design phase of the project

Oct 2005  Architects brought on board to design the move and reconstruction

Feb 2006  Operational plans and designs are  approved by VAOT**...Federal funding to move to the construction phase of the project became available

May 2006  Constructed foundation at Airport Park

Oct 2006  Moved schoolhouse 4 miles to new location and began restoration

May 2007  Building opened to public as information center and  museum serving visitors and those using the bicycle path for alternative transportation and recreation

*Colchester Historical Society

**Vermont Agency of Transportation

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