McVey School

McVey School, also known as the Little Red Schoolhouse, is a historic one-room school located at Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri. It was built in 1886, and is a one-story, brick building measuring 19 feet by 29 feet. Also on the property is a contributing privy. The school closed in 1956 and opened as a museum maintained by the Pettis County Historical Society in 1966.[2]: 5 

McVey School
McVey School, Sedalia, MO.jpg
McVey School is located in Missouri
McVey School
McVey School is located in the United States
McVey School
LocationJct. of MO 50 and Rte M, Sedalia, Missouri
Coordinates38°41′59″N 93°11′23″W / 38.69972°N 93.18972°W / 38.69972; -93.18972Coordinates: 38°41′59″N 93°11′23″W / 38.69972°N 93.18972°W / 38.69972; -93.18972
Arealess than one acre
Built1886 (1886)
ArchitectCousley, William
Architectural styleOne-room schoolhouse
NRHP reference No.99001255[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 14, 1999

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Rhonda Chalfant (June 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: McVey School" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2017-02-01. (includes 7 photographs from 1999)