Connecting children and adults with Boone County's heritage



1881 - 1916

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

This summer, we had a very successful garage sale! We want to thank everyone that either brought items to be sold or bought items. This community is a good one!

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Connecting children and adults to local history

Since 1881, Howard Schoolhouse has been a part of Indiana's history. 

After closing in 1916, the school and community center fell to almost total destruction while storing grain and farm equipment. 

Since 2004, a group of dedicated citizens restored it to its original purpose that now celebrates Boone County's past.  The schoolhouse is a living history museum for use by children and adults alike to experience what school was like in 1881.




Howard School is located at 4555 E 750 S, Brownsburg, IN.  Careful - some GPSs may take you to wrong spot!

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History is important.  Connecting with our past helps us understand where we are today.  You can connect with history by joining as a member of Howard School.

Recent events

Join us for our Annual Chili Supper on Saturday,

October 2nd from 5 - 7 PM​!

The Howard One-Room School is a place for children and adults to connect with Boone County's heritage.

Our Connection team needs your help.  We are looking for children and adults alike to experience being taught by our school marms as it was taught in 1881.