Historic 150 Mile school house opens to public for the summer

Those with a little nostalgia will have a chance to relive their old schooldays this summer.

Those with a little nostalgia will have a chance to relive their old schooldays this summer.

The Little Red Schoolhouse at 150 Mile will be opening its doors to the public for July and August, starting Tuesday, July 2.

The building was built in 1986 and was used as a school in the community for more than 60 years. Now a heritage building, the 150 Mile Greenbelt and Heritage Society has received funding to run the school house as a tourist site over the summer.

The schoolhouse will be open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesdays to Saturdays with a summer student manning the doors.

“We want to showcase the school for tourists coming by and for community residents to have a look and see what things used to be like,” said John Howrup, one of the organizers.

“Come in a relive the old days,” he said.