I grew up in a small Ohio town, and I rode the school bus from 1st through 12th grades. My bus ride always included a country road on which every school day we saw a one-room brick school house. (SW corner of Stine Rd and Enon-Xenia Pike). As the years went by, I watched this wonderful, familiar friend fall apart. After I married, the school really began to deteriorate. Every time we visited the area I would want to take a photo of the school, but never did. Finally, when we went specifically for the task, the school was gone. It was a huge loss for me and, since that time, whenever we pass a one-room school, it is a joy to stop to take a picture or two. Thus, our collection here, and the one with schools in other states. Jill :oD

Monday, July 4, 2011

Big Grove #2, Hazel Green

To find this school you must proceed north out of Solon on SR1 to 120th Street, and then turn west go 2.1 miles.  This school is on the north side of 120th.  As you can see, the front wall is missing and it is being used as a storage shed.  Photos taken 7/4/11

Update 2/7/15:  A photo of this school in operation can be found here:

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