Castle Grove # 9 – Hardscrabble # 5

Jones County
Eastern Touring Area

In use: 1959

Directions: Located 7 miles west of Monticello on D62 and north 1 1/2 miles on gravel road, 225th Ave.

Hours: By appointment only

Ed & Sharon Roller
18912 Hardscrabble Road
Monticello, Iowa 52310
Phone: 319-465-5281

    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 used as a community center for meetings.

Closed in 1959 and preserved as was.
See recent photos in the Iowa One Room Schools blog.