Fallasburg offers tours to students, groups

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Fallasburg Today

Fallasburg reaches out to the community at large

By Emma Palova

Fallasburg, MI- In an effort to raise awareness about ongoing historic preservation at the Fallasburg village located three miles north of Lowell, the Fallasburg Historical Society (FHS) offers tours of the village by appointment.

Murray Lake Elementary students at the Fallasburg school. Murray Lake Elementary students at the Fallasburg school.

On Wednesday this week, the Fallasburg one-room schoolhouse came alive with children’s voices. First graders from Murray Lake Elementary sat at the desks and listened to the stories of the past. Volunteer Mike Organek went to the school along with Addie Tower Abel, Ronald Topolski, Dottie Blain and many others. The most popular teacher at the time was Mrs. Zona Postma.

At the time, students had to use the outhouse outside and in winter, the wood stove heated the building. The bell in the belfry announced the start and the end of a school day.

Learning the ropes inside the belfry. Learning the ropes…

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