I'm betting this school has sat empty for the past 50 years since Michigan consolidated most of its one room school house districts into large school districts. This is part of a fading town on between Traverse City and Kalkaska Michigan.
A bright blaze, and plumes of smoke rise from the negro school across the field. Tiny dots scurry through the field, in all directions. Samuel can’t help but move towards the commotion. - Waving Backwards by Vicki-lynn Brunskill