Iowa State Fair Country School – Old North Lincoln School

Des Moines
Polk County
Central Touring Area

In use: 1900s

Directions: Iowa State Fairgrounds in Heritage Village, East 30th & University in Des Moines (12 blocks east of I-235)

Hours: Open only during the state fair – 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Iowa State Fair
P.O. Box 57130
Des Moines, Iowa 50317
Phone: 515-262-3111

School classification(s)

  • Some work has been done to preserve the school.
  • The school is maintained as a museum.
  • Students are brought to the school for history programs.
  • The school is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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