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Schools of the Past: Greene District 13, Harbor District

Reverting back to the article of October 27, 2010 the history of District #3 - Harbor District was related. At that time it was written that #3 lasted until 1867 when it becam... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene District 12 Squirrel Hill

In checking the latest Chenango County map to ascertain if Squirrel Hill still was in existence – it is and begins just south of the Greene Airport on New York State #12 and r... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene District 11 Indian Brook

This week we return once again to the western section of the Township of Greene for another chapter of school history and the one-room schools which were so important to the e... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene District #10 – Upper Geneganslet Road

Approaching rather rapidly is the holiday season for 2010 and originally the thought would be to discontinue the series for the season and resume after the January 1, 2011. Ho... read more...


Greene: District 9, Upper Geneganslet

Again we return to the Township of Greene for another chapter in the history of the one-room schools that dotted the township. This week we are concentrating on a district loc... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene District #8 Spring Valley Part II

To continue the history of the above district, last week’s article referenced in detail the building of the new schoolhouse in the year 1844. As was previously written, howeve... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene: District 8, Spring Valley

Returning to the northern section of the Town of Greene, with the research for this district the documented history of the Spring Valley District credit has to be given both t... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene District 7

This writer has written numerous times in the past that the pages of the book of history relevant to the articles written remain open for new information that may come to ligh... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene District #6 – Fiscal’s Corners

Once again we return to the southwestern section of the Township of Greene for a history of the Fiscal’s Corners District School which was active as an educational institution... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene District #5 – Lower Geneganslet

Once again we return to the southern part of Chenango County for the history of one of Greene’s many school districts. For the many residents of Chenango County who may not be... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene Districts 3 and 4

As the fall season continues here in beautiful Chenango County we again take a look at two more of the numerous districts that composed the Town of Greene. Once again the hist... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene: Districts 1 and 2

For the next several weeks we will be returning to the southern section of Chenango County for brief looks at the history of Greene’s one-room schools. Greene has the distinct... read more...


Schools of the Past: German revisited

This week we will take a brief vacation from the extensive history of the Greene schools and return to the Township of German for a history of the above #1 district – the Bird... read more...


Schools of the Past: Greene

In Chenango County as we are in the fait season it is timely to turn our attention to the south (not Florida) but to the southern central section of the county and look at the... read more...


Schools of the Past: The German District Schools

With the beginning of the above series of articles, the requests were forwarded to each of the town historians to share any and all informational history and photos that they ... read more...



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