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Higgerson School Historic Site


Higgerson School Historic Site BuildingRestored to the one-room school that operated at Higgerson Landing in 1948, the Higgerson School is a window to the educational practices that shaped and served rural America from the early 19th century


Experience the typical school day of youngsters attending all eight grades in one room with one teacher. Relive the days of playing "Wolf Over and River" and “Caterpillars," a trip to the outdoor facility and crossing the fence on the stile.



Contact Us
307 Main St.
New Madrid, MO  63869

Ph: 573-748-5716

Monday - Friday
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Not handicapped accessible.

Admission charged. Groups rates available.
Now offering a joint admission ticket for New Madrid Historical Museum and Higgerson School Historic Site. Adult $7, Child $4. Visit both sites and save!

Special Events and Reservations
By appointment only for special events.