Schools of the Past: New Berlin: District #5, White Store

This week we are still traveling down N.Y.S. Route 8 to a little hamlet known as White Store which is actually located in the Town of Norwich, however the school districts were in the Town of New Berlin. A little deviation in history is necessary at times. In the heyday of the small hamlets, White Store contained the White Store church, post office, two groceries, grist mill and was important in the settling of the area as many pioneers traveled west to the Chenango Valley from the Unadilla. However, we will not dwell on extensive history as it will be again documented with the Town of Norwich district schools.

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