Pleasant Hill School (Lineville, Iowa)

The Pleasant Hill School, also known as the Little Red School House, is a historic building located north of Lineville in rural Wayne County, Iowa, United States. It was built in 1881 on land that had been purchased for educational purposes in 1873, and it housed a one-room school until 1958. The Grand River Independent School District donated the school building to the Wayne County Historical Society. They maintain it as it was when it served as a schoolhouse. The interior furnishings are authentic, if not original to the building.[2] The school yard is maintained as a roadside park along U.S. 65. The building follows a rectangular plan that is three bays long and two bays wide. It is capped with a gable roof. A small entryway is located on the south side of the structure. The school building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

Pleasant Hill School
Pleasant Hill School (Lineville, Iowa) is located in Iowa
Pleasant Hill School (Lineville, Iowa)
Pleasant Hill School (Lineville, Iowa) is located in the United States
Pleasant Hill School (Lineville, Iowa)
Location3 miles north of Lineville on U.S. Route 65
Coordinates40°37′28″N 93°29′56″W / 40.62444°N 93.49889°W / 40.62444; -93.49889Coordinates: 40°37′28″N 93°29′56″W / 40.62444°N 93.49889°W / 40.62444; -93.49889
Arealess than one acre
NRHP reference No.75000701[1]
Added to NRHPMay 28, 1975


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Amy Robertson. "Pleasant Hill School". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-01-31. with photo(s)