Jefferson County
Illinois

BLUFORD
KIDS, RAILROADS, PEOPLE & ACTIVITIES
STORIES OF A SMALL RAILROAD TOWN IN THE 1930'S, 40'S & 50'S
...........by George.       John R. Warren





The articles and pictures that you see within these pages about Bluford
were submitted by Janice Staples
Written permission was given by the Author the late
John R. Warren to use on this website.

BLUFORD SCHOOLS
OLD BLUFORD GRADE SCHOOL There were many one room and a few two room grade schools out around Bluford. Some of thoise were: Black Oak Ridge, Webber Grove, Screamer or Wetherspoon, Hickory Hill, Marlow, Markham City and a few more. None of those are schools anymore. Webber Grove has been the Bluford American Legion Hall for a number of years. The Hickory Hill School building was moved to the Jefferson County Historical Society Site in northwest Mt. Vernon.
BLUFORD GRADE SCHOOL BLUFORD HIGH SCHOOL WEBBER TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL Bluford High School went from a 2 year to a 3 year High School then when the name changed in 1938, it became Webber Township High School.


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