Allen Toles' African American One-Room Schoolhouse

Allen Toles' African American One-Room Schoolhouse315 E Ada Sipuel Ave
Chickasha, OK 73018

Phone: 405-224-5297  405-224-1953
Fax: 405-224-1935
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Take a journey back in time to a rural, early 1900s African American one-room schoolhouse.  The Allen Toles' African American One-Room Schoolhouse, located in Chickasha, is a rare, 100-year-old historic school that still retains its original floors and walls.  Known as "a room with a vision," this schoolhouse was constructed by Allen Toles, a black farmer that built this schoolhouse on his farm for his children and other African American youth to attend. 

The Allen Toles' African American One-Room Schoolhouse was constructed in 1910 near Verden.  The schoolhouse was ...

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44, US-81

  • Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)

  • Tour Information: Customized tours, Group Tours, Guided Tours

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Open

Close

Sunday

1:00 pm

4:00 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Closed daily 11:30am-12:30pm. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment or tour.

From I-44W, take Exit 83 (Hwy 62) to Chickasha. Turn right on W Ada Sipuel. From I-44E, merge onto Hwy 81N (Exit 80) to Chickasha. Turn right on Ada Sipuel.

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Loretta Jackson




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 02/07/2014

Janice, thank you for your question! Unfortunately, we don't have information on why the school was moved to its present location. Please call 405-224-5297 or email lyjaahs3@suddenlink.net, and we're sure they'll be able to help you. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From janice on 02/07/2014

great job. so proud of your commitment to this historical facility. why was the school moved from its original location? thank you.


 
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