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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...


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

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...


Guilford District #14: The Village Schools, Part 4

To proceed with this ongoing saga of history, an official notice of the changing of Dist. #14 - Common School to a Union School copied directly from the proceedings of the sch... read more...


Schools of the Past Guilford: The Village Schools – District #14 – Part 3

As was written in the preceding week’s articles “to be continued and this week we will be taking a look at the history of what would be eventually be called ‘The Union School.... read more...


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

Again we visit the Village of Guilford to continue the diversified history of the school which was an important element in the continued growth of the village and to provide a... read more...


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

This week and for the next several articles will be focused to the history that surrounds the schools that were and still exist in the Village of Guilford. With the settlement... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford – The Joint Districts

This week’s article will concentrate on the numerous joint districts, which became a fact of life with the demise in population to maintain the one-room schools. The maps whic... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District 19 – Virginia or Combined District Guilford-Oxford Dist. 16

Related numerous times in past articles, if new information came to light it would be noted in future articles. Such is the case with the article last week District #19 - Puck... read more...


Guilford District 17 – East Guilford, and District 19 – Puckerville

On occasion with the almost complete loss of information, this series of articles is written with two district schools of a particular township. Such is the case this week, bu... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District #15 – Root’s Corners

Once again we are backtracking to last week’s articles relevant to a photo of the South Hill School. This writer has taken the liberty to include it (hopefully) with the artic... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District 18: South Hill

Before we continue this series relevant to the many district school in the Township of Guilford, we will backtrack to last weeks’ article “The Ives Settlement School.” This wr... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District #13, Ives Settlement School

Two weeks ago the article written was the “Trestle School” which still stands, very much different that the photo that accompanied the article, located on County Road 35 from ... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District #12 – The Trestle School

The subject of this week’s article “the Trestle School” still stands on County Road #35 about half-way between Guilford Center and what is known as East Guilford and is greatl... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District 11 – Yaleville

The Yaleville School which is located on County Road 38 about half-way between Guilford and Bainbridge is still standing, privately owned, and maintained in what appears from ... read more...


Guilford District 10: Guilford Center – The Academy, Part IV

Continuing with the minutes of the meetings leading to the formation and building of the “Academy” at Guilford Center is transcribed here verbatim: “At a meeting of the Propr... read more...



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