The Old School House at Trail Minnesota. An authentic location on canvas and print.

Compelled by personal sentiments I chose to commemorate the place where I first  learned to read, write and do arithmetic. 

Growing up on the farm in Trail Minnesota where life was much simpler was a very special time for me. A unique and challenging life so many will never know.

The day began well before the crack of dawn. After sweeping out the barn and milking some fifteen or so  Guernsies, it was breakfast and then off to school.

I hope those viewing this piece enjoy the arrangement of these simple basic elements contributed by man and nature, complimenting each other from decades gone by. It is now a historical marker and still stand today in the modest little community on the edge of the plains.    

Limited Edition of only 500, Signed and numbered by the artist John Simonis

these prints* measure 17"X 11" and would be an excellent addition to any collection; 280.00 $$ covers print and shipping. Also, professional custom framing** is available starting at 390.00  

The Old School House at Trail Mn.

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 The John Simonis Art Gallery donates 12% of all sales exclusively to 'Minnesota Disabled American Veterans Chapter' 

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Contact Information;

RTS JS Gallery  

212 East 2nd St. Suite 1

Hastings, Mn. 55033



T: 651-307-4321

July 2017 created by John's son Raymond Simonis through