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

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Washington #6, Center School

This school was originally in Washington Township.  It was moved to the center of the town of State Center, on the south side of Main Street, in 2002, and restored in 2003.  East of county S52, on the old Lincoln Highway (marker in front of the school in first photo.)

Photographed on 6/29/15

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