We’re told this place was originally a church and later became a school, and someone told us it was actually a residence for a time as well. If someone can fill in the details of that transition, we’d love to hear it in the comments below. Today, it stands with its door open, waiting for someone to come along and rescue it from the sad fate that awaits all abandoned structures on the prairie.
This part of the state is very sparsely populated and antelope run wild on the prairie.
The ladder leads up to the loft in the bell tower.
A half-century ago, there was a teacher in this room trying to get ten kids to calm down.
Photos by Troy Larson and Terry Hinnenkamp, © 2015 Sonic Tremor Media
Troy Larson is an author, photographer, gentleman adventurer (debatable) from Fargo, North Dakota, and co-founder of Ghosts of North Dakota. @NorthDakotaTroy