ORIGINS

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

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Putnam #2, Center School

Brick school, now a home at 721 Jappa Rd.  The school is at the SE corner of Jappa Rd and Ivanhoe Rd.  From Ely proceed north on Jappa.  From U.S.30, turn south  on W8E/Jappa Rd and proceed about 1 mile.
This next photo is of the east side, taken from Ivanhoe Rd.
Photographed on 10/26/14

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