First West Branch School

110 Parkside Drive, West Branch
Cedar County
Eastern Touring Area

In use: 1870s – 1880s

Directions: Exit I-80 @ exit 254 turning north into West Branch, park at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Visitor Center

Hours: Daily 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day & New Years Day

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
P.O. Box 607
West Branch, Iowa 52358
Phone: 319-643-2541

    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.

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