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The 1887 Schoolhouse is a historic landmark of special interest. The 1887 Schoolhouse is located on the corner of West 7th and Main Street, and is on the register of historic building. For groups (including schools) interested in tours of the 1887 Schoolhouse, please contact George Poelker, Windermere Historic Preservation Board Chair.
Opened in 1887, the 1887 School House is the only surviving one-room school house in Orange County, and one of the few still standing in Florida.
The Frame Vernacular building, capped with a metal roof, was communally constructed using locally milled heartwood from Florida long leaf pine. A well dug near the front door remains.