Historic Franklin School

Historic Franklin School

The Historic Franklin School was a site for learning from 1910 to 2000.  Louis L'Amour, beloved western author, received all of his formal education here.  Take a self-guided tour through this historic center for learning.



Weekdays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM





Historic Franklin School where Louis L'Amour was educated

Louis L'Amour Trail

Tour various locations in Jamestown such as the school that Louis L'Amour received all of his formal education, the library where he nurtured his love of the written word, and more.  Maps are available at the Tourism Information Center at 404 Louis L'Amour Lane (right outside the gates to the Frontier Village).