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, June 18, 2017

English River Township, Unknown.


SW of Kalona, at the SE corner of Kiwi Ave and 130th St.  Best accessed from going west on Highway 22 from Kalona about 2.5 miles to Juniper Ave, then turning south.  Proceed to 130th and turn east and 130th ends at Kiwi. A house has been built behind the school.

Photographed 6/18/18

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