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Schools of the Past: Lincklaen: Joint District #10 The Red Schoolhouse, Part 2

Continuing to document the numerous scholars who attended the Red Schoolhouse the school register for the winter term commencing on May 5, 1845 the register found that Abel P.... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen: Joint District #10 - The Red Schoolhouse, Part I

The Chenango County Historian’s office is most fortunate to have in their files the “school register” for the above district which will be documented in the next several artic... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen: Joint District #7 Slab School, Dist. 8 & Seventh Day Adventist

Again with the almost complete lack of historical information this write finds it necessary to document three of the school districts in Lincklaen. Joint District #7 known as... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen District 5: Dublin School and District 3: North Lincklaen

At times with the lack of history for school districts, not only Lincklaen but elsewhere in Chenango County the ability to compile an interesting documentation, is to say the ... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen: Lane District #6 and Lincklaen Center #12 (8)

Once again this writer must rely on the writings of Marion Poole as research has not revealed a great deal of scholastic history regarding the district schools in the above to... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen: The South Hill District #11 (#2

This week we return to the next district in Lincklaen which shows on the map with this article that District #11 and formerly #2 was located next to the Pond District #1. As h... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen: The Pond District #1, Part II

Again credit must be given to Marion Poole for her history - “Early Days in Lincklaen” in which she gave a marvelous documentation of the school districts in the township. The... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen District 1: The Pond District, Part I

This writer has been most fortunate to receive a copy of “Elbert Hubbard’s Scrapbook” which was published in 1923 and is a vast collection of assorted articles and phrases tha... read more...


Schools of the Past: Lincklaen Part I

To all the readers of “Schools of the Past” the documentation of the Guilford schools was extensive and a total of 38 articles were written, this ranks first in the number wri... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford: The Village Schools, Guilford Central School Part IV

The history of dissention continues with the new proposal of the Elementary students being bused to Bainbridge. The Mt. Upton taxpayers and parents were very much against this... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford: The Village Schools – Guilford Central School, Part 3

Continuing with the history of the “new” school in the hamlet, it was finally completed in 1935 and during the ensuing years the building would be enlarged twice. With the cen... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford: The Village Schools, Guilford Central School – Part I

Once again as new information was researched and found we return to add new pages to the book relevant to the above school. When the Union School was erected on the hill (form... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford: The Village Schools, District #14 – The Return

Written in the numerous assorted articles over the past few years, is the statement the pages of the book remain open for new insertions. This article is one of those times! ... read more...


Schools of the Past: The Village Schools – Guilford Central School Part 7

The history of Guilford Central School without a look at the students who passed through those halls, some to even higher education, others to the military, still others to co... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District #14, The Village Schools, Part 6

In the continuing history of District #14 - The Union Free School this writer is quoting verbatim what Mr. Ubele documented in this ongoing saga: “Resolved that the Board of ... read more...



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