First(-ish) Schoolhouse

The first schoolhouse at Omard was a simple frame building believed to have been located at approximately (43.257242, -82.903383). This original building (first public structure in the township), built in 1863, burned in 1865 and a replacement was built in 1867 in its place which came to be referred to as the “Little Red Schoolhouse”. Before the Omard United Methodist Church was built (1896), the congregation met in this schoolhouse.

Final Schoolhouse

The final schoolhouse built at Omard was located at approximately (43.257549, -82.913619).

Other area schoolhouses. . .

There were a few other schoolhouses located in the vicinity of Omard and Flynn Township. Below is a map of some of the nearby ones. Or click here.