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Brattleboro School Districts. Interesting details of their early history Suggested by the recent removal of the Old Brick Schoolhouse in District No. 7--- a List of All the heads of Families in town in 1782. The removal of the old brick schoolhouse west of West Brattleboro suggests the early history of the neighborhood. After Judge Wells acquired the New York title to the town in 1766 he sold and...
Stephen Greenleaf's Notification For September 8th 1823 Election _____________________________________________________________________________ Notification. The Inhabitants of the West-Parish in Brattleboro' are hereby notified to meet at the town-room in the Academy Building on monday the 8th day of September next at 3 of the Clock P. M. for the purpose of Electing society Officers for the Year coming--- Brattleboro' August 30th 1823 By order of the Trustees. Committee Stephen Greenleaf Society Clerk---...
The Old Schoolhouse By One Who Was There. The Old School-house, as it used to be called, how distinctly it rises to existence anew before the eye of my mind. Here was kept the District School as it was. This was the seat of my rustic Alma Mater, to borrow a phrase from collegiate and classic use. It is now no more; and those of similar construction are passing...
Grassy Brook Road Leading North Lilacs In The Dooryard Dr. John Wilson designed this round brick building on the wayside of the Grassy Brook road in 1821. The long-time resident Liberty Harwood told his son Albert that Dr. Wilson had insisted upon his own design as a condition for his hire by Brookline to teach the first term there. When Dr. John Wilson died in Brattleboro years later at...
This is the District No. 7 Schoolhouse, standing on the south side of Greenleaf Street just beyond an angle in the road past Mather Street. It seems likely that this is the brick house built by Oliver Nash in 1805....
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