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, February 24, 2016

Jackson Township, Stone Independent School

Built 1900.  Locate at SW corner of Valley Farm Rd and Wapsi-Y Rd; address 5394 Valley Farm Rd.  Residence.

This photo looking at the north side of the building:

This next shot is of the north and east sides:

East side:

East and south sides:

South side:

Photographed 2/23/16

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