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Henry School

Route 26 & Henry Rd
Polo, IL
Ogle County
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The 1878 Henry School, on the Galena Trail, was used as a school until 1957. Purchased by the Polo Historical Society in 2001, it has been turned back into an old country school. It also has a Blackhawk War of 1832 display, Trail Tales display and a Hemp Mill display. Open on Wednesday afternoons from April to October.

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Address:
Route 26 & Henry Rd
City:
Polo
State:
IL
Phone:
815-946-4142
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