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

In the continuing historical documentation of the Guilford Center Academy this writer was most fortunate to have forwarded to her a copy of the following which I am sure will ... read more...


Guilford District #10: Guilford Center, The Academy Part II

Continuing the diversified history of the above educational institution, with the establishment of the subscribers a later meeting was held to elect a proper Board of Trustees... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District #10 - Guilford Center, The Academy Part I

With the establishment of the educational system, although primitive, compared to today’s standards, were the common schools and the select schools. Whoever thought that Guilf... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District #9 (16) – Winsor’s Corners

The travel route of the one-room schools of the Guilford Township takes us this week south from Van Buren’s Corners to yet another corners – Windsor’s Corners which to all who... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District 7 – Godfrey’s Corners

The subject of this article District #7 was located just off County Road 37 - (Windsor’s Corners-Mt. Upton Road) on what is now named the Phillips-Odell Road which is a southe... read more...


Guilford Distric #4: Mt. Upton Union School – Part IV

In a continuation of the Mt. Upton Union School Catalog 1909-1910 documented are the following teaching requirements for first Grade 4. “Grade 4” - READING - From readers and... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District #4 – Mt. Upton Union School Part 3

After a brief vacation from the schools we return again to the Mt. Upton Union School, but before we continue with this history it is necessary to correct an error in the loca... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District 4: Mt. Upton Union School Part 2

This week we will continue with the extensive information from the 1909-10 school catalogue relevant to the information regarding the school itself. Not to be repetitive, the ... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District 4: Mt. Upton Union School Part I

For a slightly different look at the history of the school districts in the Town of Guilford, we travel to the eastern boundaries of the town and look at a school history of t... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford Districts 5 and 6

To all the interested parties who may remember my past article relevant to the historic churches of Chenango County, the photo for which credit is due to the later Mert Browne... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford District 3 Pine Grove or Cotton

First this week a most sincere apology to all the readers of this paper for the error in last week’s article. The article should have read Guilford not Greene! To err is only ... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford: The Early Years

Before we return to the assorted district school’s history of the township of Guilford, it is timely to look at the interesting information behind the earliest school of this ... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford Districts 1 and 2

The travel route in the township of Guilford will take us to the southern part of the township for the brief information on the first district and to the eastern part of the t... read more...


Schools of the Past: Guilford outline

Eastern as Guilford was first named was formed from Oxford April 3,1813 and changed to its present name March 21,1817 as documented in Smith’s History of Madison/Chenango’s Hi... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene readin' ritin' and 'rithmetic

If anyone is tired of reading the history of the numerous districts of Greene rest assured, this article is the final chapter of Greene District School history, that is to say... read more...



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