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Wilson's a step back to the 1850s

September 24, 2006

Wilson's General Store, Wilson's Schoolhouse and Wilson House, off U.S. 40, appear much as they did when settler Rufus Wilson built them in the 1850s.

Wilson Schoolhouse is a one-room school with double desks that have inkwells and slates on the top for ciphering. Wilson House, on National Pike, is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and closed on Sundays. There is no admission charge.

Call 301-582-4718 to ensure access.

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