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

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Czech Grade School

This school is in Cedar Rapids, at 120 10th Ave SE, facing east.  Built in 1904.  Has had a few additions since closing, and there is now a "Czech School Deli" operating on the first floor.
South side
West side hidden by addition
North side hidden by additions

Photographed 4/27/14




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