Michigan Schools

Cass County


County
Township/City/Village School Name
District
Section
Address
Notes
CASS Calvin Township Brownsville 8 1 20447 Osborn St. 1954-55 Teacher: Marjorie Lindsey; closed prior to 1957; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; fractional; used for grain storage
CASS Calvin Township Bulhand 34 5 Corner of Bulhand Rd. & Calvin Center Rd. School closed 1954; converted to residence; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac
CASS Calvin Township Calvin Center 21 4 Corner of Mt. Zion St. & Calvin Center Rd. See 1954 Directory; no longer standing; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; closed in 1957; burned in 1974
CASS Calvin Township Calvin Hill 29 2 20901 Calvin Hill St. Mrs. Herman Bishop (Carol); Iola (Rice) Holz taught there in 1950 - her pupil, Myra Hyatt (K-3, 4 years). Closed 1960; began in 1895; Myra no lives in Kalamazoo, 2 Master's Degrees, worked for Upjohn, her sister awarded for Ed Lowe, three brothers: Sam, Don, Wm. Hyatt; building not in use; teacher, Miss Iva Ivens in 1916
CASS Calvin Township East 1 6 N. side of Brownsville Rd., between Union Rd. & James Rd. Fractional; School closed 1954; Ph: 782-2378, Juanita Westphal attended 1-7 grades; Kay MacKeller b. 1932, 1937-1943; Teacher: Mrs. Shadick - From Cass d., Mrs. Lindsley - From Cass, d.; Ray phoned 8/18/93, Has no memory of schoolmates,games,or Christmas, walked 1/2 mi.lunch pail; fractional; residence; pupils - Joe Evans; Contact - Richard Leach, Cassopolis
CASS Calvin Township James 14 7 Chain Lake St., between Day Lake Rd. & Carver Rd. No longer standing; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac;
CASS Calvin Township Long 10 8 Corner of Brownsville Rd. & Calvin Center Rd. Teachers' & School Officers' Directory, 1954-1955, Cass County; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; closed prior to 1942; burned
CASS Calvin Township Mount Zion 24 9 16984 Mount Zion Street Residence; closed prior to 1940; Teacher - Lena Dodge, 1920
CASS Calvin Township Star Brick 18 6 North of U.S. 12 in Cassopolis Herman Bishop - Edwardsburg
CASS Calvin Township Willow Pond 35 3 SW corner of Hawks St. & Kessington Rd. School closed 1954; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; torn down
CASS Cassopolis Cassopolis Graded 26 1 Corner of Broadway & School Sts. Contact: Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; established in 1840; torn down
CASS Howard Township Allen 3 7 Corner of White St. & Allen St. Closed in 1964; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; Residence; began in 1900
CASS Howard Township Barron Lake 21 10 East side of Barron Lake Rd. Currently the Howard Township Government Offices; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; closed prior to 1950; also known as Brickell; 1928-1950; Branch Library
CASS Howard Township Bell 0 0 About 1/2 m. w. of Thompson Rd. on Terminal Rd. See Oak Grove School.
CASS Howard Township Brickell 21 10 East side of Barron Lake Rd. See Barron Lake School
CASS Howard Township Coulter 23 4 Corner of M-60 & Anderson Rd. Closed in 1949; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; present use - Lions Club Building; began in 1885
CASS Howard Township Dibble 35 11 3094 Yankee St. See Vaness Dibble School.
CASS Howard Township Dibble Dale 2 8 Anderson Rd., about 1/2 way between jog of White St. on west side of road Teacher: Josephine Miller; Closed in 1957; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; Fractional; residence
CASS Howard Township Oak Grove 0 0 About 1/2 m. w. of Thompson Rd. on Terminal Rd. Closed about 1882 and sold in 1896; student were transferred to Thompson #2; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; Also called Bell or Sterner School.
CASS Howard Township Sterner 0 0 About 1/2 m. w. of Thompson Rd. on Terminal Rd. See Oak Grove School.
CASS Howard Township Thomson 8 2 N. side of Korn St. at point in jog of Thompson Rd. Closed in 1964; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; converted to a residence; began in 1890
CASS Howard Township Vaness Dibble 35 11 3094 Yankee St. Residence of Randall Burger; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac. Also known as Dibble School; 1865-1947
CASS Howard Township Yankee Street 31 1 South side of Yankee St., 1/2 mi east of Carberry St. No longer standing; contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; 1926-1962
CASS Jefferson Township Bunch 34 4 North side of Davis Lake Rd. between Oil City Rd. & Ahston Rd. See Davis School
CASS Jefferson Township Daily 8 2 . Originally named Salisbury school for William Salisbury; closed in 1958; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; fractional; gone; began in 1860
CASS Jefferson Township Davis 34 4 North side of Davis Lake Rd. between Oil City Rd. & Ashton Rd. No longer standing; closed prior to 1940; contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac. Also known as Bunch School; fractional; began in 1860
CASS Jefferson Township Frog Valley 30 5 About 1/2 mi s. of Pine Lake St. on w. side of Dailey Rd. Closed in 1920; no longer standing; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; fractional; began in 1860
CASS Jefferson Township Jefferson Center 22 6 Mullen Rd., about 1/4 m. s of Jefferson Center Rd. Closed prior to 1948. Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; 1919 Mae Streeter ( Shannon ) taught there Family records; gone
CASS Jefferson Township Jefferson Red Brick 11 1 63600 Brick Church Rd. Currently a museum, Cass County Historical Society; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; 1870-1958; built in 1850's per Iola Holtz
CASS Jefferson Township Redfield 26 3 228791 Monette St. Currently a residence; closed prior to 1942; contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; fractional; Teacher in 1918, Mae Streeter
CASS Jefferson Township Salisbury 8 2 17049 US-12 See Daily School. Teacher - Emma Jean (Ramey) Stambeck (1953-1954)
CASS LaGrange Township Beeson 19 11 Corner of Dailey Rd. & Beeson St. School Closed 1954; torn down; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac.
CASS LaGrange Township Brooklyn 2 7 Corner of Point Rd. & Kelsey Lake St. Residence. Closed in 1960. Also called Jones School. Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; began in 1852
CASS LaGrange Township Cherry Grove 8 6 Cherry Grove Road; 1 mi. south of M-62 School Closed 1954; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; building moved off site
CASS LaGrange Township Jones 2 7 Corner of Point Rd. & Kelsey Lake St. See Brooklyn School
CASS LaGrange Township LaGrange 15 3 58253 M-62 Now in use as LaGrange Township Hall; also known as Whitmanville School; 1840-1963; Teacher - Victor Sheline, 1920
CASS LaGrange Township Mechanicsburg 30 5 27480 Pokagon Highway Residence, Anna Larson ( above adress ); Closed in 1960. Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac.
CASS LaGrange Township Oak Grove 28 4 60976 Oak Grove Rd. Closed in 1958; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; fractional; residence; began in 1848; Teacher in 1934, G. P. Bailey (walked 8 miles one way)
CASS LaGrange Township Whitmanville 15 3 58253 M-62 See LaGrange School.
CASS Marcellus Township Batchelor 9 5 Corner of Brody St. & M-40 Betty Wolfe; closed before 1915; gone
CASS Marcellus Township Bly 14 1 Corner of Hemlock Lake Rd. & M-216 Teacher - Jennie Clecknor (mother of Fullers); Began in 1856; closed before 1940; cemetery maintenance building; teacher in 1916, Miss Wanda Price
CASS Marcellus Township Bucher 35 7 55270 Miller Rd. Contact: Sam Green, 27657 94th Ave., Marcellus, MI; Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; 1863-1946; residence
CASS Marcellus Township Cromley 28 8 north side Waterstradt Street; 1/4 mi west of M-40 Nothing remaining but foundation, area used as hog lot; 1863-1938
CASS Marcellus Township Ferguson 8 6 51208 Burlington Rd., about 1 1/4 mi. south of 94th Ave. See Shannon School
CASS Marcellus Township Globe 19 4 2 mi. W. of Marcellus, Finch Rd.; north of Church St., east side of road Teacher: Jennie Cleckner (mother of Fullers); 11/5/92-Helen Fuller; Ref. Shannon School Reunion 1947; Pupil: Jan Pyle (Polk) - 2nd grade; Lyle Manning, Ira Wolfe, ? Lewis; fractional; 1859-1938; gone; August 1916, teacher was Mrs. Phoebe McKee
CASS Marcellus Township Howardsville 25 0 M-216 to Bent Rd., south about 1/8 mi. Josephine Bray taught per George Bray Sept. 1992; 10 of June 1913 - Ernest T. Miller - Teacher , held 8th Grade Commencement at the schoolhouse - Marcellus News
CASS Marcellus Township Marcellus Graded 22 9 SE corner of Woodland St. and Burney St. in Jones addition Contact: Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac.
CASS Marcellus Township Patrick 29 2 13063 Pioneer St., south end of Burlington Rd. Marcellus News, April 1996; 1856-1938; torn down
CASS Marcellus Township Shannon 8 6 51208 Burlington Rd., about 1 1/4 mi. south of 94th Ave. Built 1858, first called Ferguson School
CASS Marcellus Township Sheldon (Sheldon Creek) 12 3 Intersection of Sheldon Creek Rd. & Knight's Rd. Owner: Edward Hills; used as a storage bldg. (12/11/92) Rex Pierce; Teachers: Mrs. Mary Cassidy, Leonard Lee, Edith Clinard Hartman, Dorothy Hay, Frances Pekel, & Mrs. --------- Niplsen; torn down in 1996; 1858-1942
CASS Mason Township . 0 0 North side of U.S. 12, 1/2 miles west of Kessington Road Structure appears on the 1860 Mason Township map, doesn't appear on 1872 map
CASS Mason Township Excelsior 0 5 . Made of red & yellow brick; established in 1875
CASS Mason Township Five Points 16 4 US 12 east at intersection of M-20, US-12 & Five Point Rd. Extant. 1862 log cabin; Susan Toth, Carol (Mrs. Herman) Bishop (nee Zimmer); Contact - Kenneth Hartman; 1865-1948; residence
CASS Mason Township Glines 2 1 Mason St. between Kessington Rd. & Tharp Lake Rd. Consolidated with Constantine in 1957; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; torn down
CASS Mason Township Kessington 14 5 17049 US-12 Formerly Sailor school; Herman Bishop - Edwardsburg; closed in 1958; currently government office for Mason Township/Library; Contact - Kenneth Hartman; 1874-1958
CASS Mason Township Pullman 18 0 Cassopolis St., about 1/4 mi. south of US-12 Sold and moved north on Cassopolis St. - presently a storage shed; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; opened in 1860
CASS Mason Township Sailor 14 5 . See Kessington School
CASS Mason Township Star Brick 18 6 Corner of Cassopolis Rd. & Starbrick St. Residence; Closed prior to 1954; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac
CASS Mason Township Swamp 9 2 68988 Gordon Rd. Residence; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; Closed prior to 1954 school year
CASS Milton Township Biscuit Hill 23 4 3098 Redfield St. Residence; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; 1854-1923
CASS Milton Township Breece 9 3 Leet Rd., north of US 12 See Miller School.
CASS Milton Township Bunker Hill 11 2 . See Cherry Valley School
CASS Milton Township Cherry Valley 11 2 . Consolidated with Edwardsburg school, May 1925; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; aka Bunker Hill; began in 1833; residence
CASS Milton Township Miller 9 3 Leet Rd., north of US 12 Also known as Breece School. Contact: Kenneth Hartman; closed in 1920; residence
CASS Milton Township Rodgers 1 1 Conrad Rd., north of US-12 Contact: Kenneth Hartman; closed in 1919; torn down
CASS Milton Township Rosewarne 7 5 US-12 Closed in 1962; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; Building sold to First Missionary Church by Brandywine School District
CASS Milton Township Winkler 20 6 Red Field St. Presently Trinity United Methodist Church; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; 1860-1957
CASS Newberg Township Corey (Corey Lake) 36 7 61340 Corey Lake St. Residence; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; teacher - Joyce Rockwell; closed in 1957; fractional
CASS Newberg Township Fabius 24 3 . Original District #3 fractional, Newberg Twp., Section 24, Cass County; voted to move & build in Fabius in 1873.
CASS Newberg Township Jones 35 6 61398 M-40 Directory List; Sam Green; built 1881; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; fractional; moved from original site; used as yard & garden shop; began in 1881
CASS Newberg Township Newberg 2 5 Corner of Lucas & Hoffman Sts. Contact: ( Per Sam Green ) Roy Hartman, 11097 Hoffman Rd, Marcelus, MI Ph: 244-5053 - 3 Rvs. ph. Wm. Hartman ( Bro. ) 11888 Hoffman Rd., Marcellus Ph: 244-5055 ( 3 rv ); also called Norton School; 1868-1948; torn down
CASS Newberg Township Norton 2 5 NE Corner Hoffman Rd. & Lucas Marcellus News, March 7, 1991; 1890 teacher - Bessie Caul Jones; See clip in STREETER book, Vol II Mae 1918 Companion church still stands. Originally called Norton Church, more commonly called Newberg Church; Contact - Kenneth Hartman
CASS Newberg Township Pemberton 30 1 Corner of Black & Born Sts. School closed 1954; torn down
CASS Newberg Township Poe's Corners 21 2 10428 Bord St. Census 48; Membership 35; Teacher: Mrs. Ellamae Parath/Marcellus; See p. 1017 Decatur Scrapbook; Contact - Kenneth Hartman; used as Newberg Twp Hall; 1856-1957; teacher in 1952, Dorothy Lee (Schug)
CASS Newberg Township Star 5 8 Corner of Dutch Settlement & Savage Rds. Teacher : Claude B. Castle, Dir. Walter Wolski; Mod. Don McKenzie, Treas. Philo McKenzie; "Miss Hazel Hunt - teacher"; 80 yrs. Ago - Marcellus news 10 June, 1913; Wakelee there now - house; no longer standing; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; fractional; teacher in 1939 - Dorothy Lee (Schug); Teacher in 1916, Miss Beth King; Teacher - died Aileen Dodge (d. 3/23/1999); Teacher - Eva Engle.
CASS Newburg Township Bald Hill 15 6 Mann St., 1/4 mi. east of Patterson Hill Rd. Mar. 1991 Marcellus news: Florence Stanard b. 1907, attended all 8 grades; Teacher - 1918 - Doris Streeter, Mary McKenzie, Harold Gebhardt, Leo East: burned down by arson in 1953; Contact - Kenneth Hartman; open in the early 40's
CASS Newburg Township Chapman 18 4 15254 Quaker St., Vandalia Residence; Closed in 1948; began in 1860; Teacher - Lela McDowell, 1916
CASS Newburg Township Dyer 33 9 Corner of M-60 & Robbins Lake Rd. 1914 Atlas, J. M. Dyer adjoining property owner; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; Residence
CASS Newburg Township Lilly Lake 32 0 South side of M-60, halfway between Vandalia and Jones 1860 shown on west side of cemetery at Lilly Lake; not shown on 1914 plat; Name was given by Kenneth Hartman, Cass County School historian, Dowagiac; gone
CASS Ontwa Township . 10 6 . D. Robins owner, year unknown; Dowagiac Herlad; D. Robinson shown in 1914 plat; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac
CASS Ontwa Township Adamsville 12 4 . First school taught by Ann Wood, 1829-30; school build in 1836, another in 1861 - Info. provided by Kenneth Hartman; Grange Hall; closed in 1920
CASS Ontwa Township Bacon 18 2 West side of M-62 1/2 mi south of May St. May have consolidated with Edwardsburg about 1920; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; Residence
CASS Ontwa Township May 15 3 . Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; began in 1865
CASS Ontwa Township Redfield 23 1 23495 Redfield Rd. Teacher: Mae Streeter - 1918; Contact - Kenneth Hartman, Dowagiac; 1885-1920; residence
CASS Penn Township Allegheny 0 5 Decatur Rd. at Allegheny St. Fractional; moved back from road short distance from original location; Ed Lowe; 1875-1961; torn down; teacher, D. Aileen Dodge (died March 23, 1999)
CASS Penn Township Dodge 0 0 . .
CASS Penn Township Fish Lake 1 9 16803 Dutch Settlement St., 1 mi. west of Wakelee See 3/11/93 " 80 years Ago " - Marcellus news: " Teacher, Miss Louise Schlorf "; 1857-1952; residence; Teacher, Dorothy Lee (Schug).
CASS Penn Township Geneva 29 1 60275 Decatur Rd. Ed Lowe moved ?; Maxine ( Schmittendorff ) Knapp taught there 8/22/92 ; 3 teachers - 1 room?; See 1954 Directory; moved north 1/4 mile; closed in 1954; artist studio; Iola (Rice) Holtz, tacher; contact - Richard Leach, Cassopolis.
CASS Penn Township Penn 16 7 Corner of Oak & Prairie Sts. Iola Rice taught there 1944; See 1954 Directory; Old books on Penn loaned by Sue Ellen ( Labadie ) Hemenway Jul - Aug 1993; 1870-1960; used for meetings; teacher, Dorothy Lee (Schug) 1954-1957;
CASS Penn Township Pleasant Hill 4 8 56201 Gards Prairie Rd. Fractional; Per Iola ( Rice ) Holz 8/22/92; Residence; Maxine (Schmidtendorff) Knapp taught there; Iola Rice - 1942; See 1954 Directory; closed in 1960
CASS Penn Township Vandalia 0 4 . Old H.S. - not a one - room; Leona 6th gr. 1926; torn down
CASS Penn Township White Temple 14 3 58578 White Temple Rd. Contact: Ken Hartman, 23977 Marcellus Highway, Dowagiac, MI; closed in 1959; residence
CASS Pokagon Township Champlain 21 4 Corner of Crystal Springs St. & Champlain Rd. Teacher - Miss Phillips; closed in 1964; torn down
CASS Pokagon Township Dewey 13 2 South side of Dillman, 1/2 mi. west of Wilbur Hill Rd. School closed 1954; torn down
CASS Pokagon Township Hampshire Street 34 1 SW corner of Hampshire St. & Pokagon Highway Established in 1898; burned
CASS Pokagon Township Mayflower 7 3 Indian Lake Rd., 1/4 mi west of end of Peavine St. Closed in 1960; residence
CASS Pokagon Township Peavine 15 5 Peavine St. near California Rd. Teachers - Josephine Miller, Mrs. Strub, Miss Harley; closed in 1965; used as township offices
CASS Pokagon Township Pokagon 33 8 . Contact: Thelma Vandenburg - 2900 Cleveland Ave., Apt. 3 309 St. Joseph, MI 49088-2367; closed in 1965; burned in 1974
CASS Pokagon Township Sumnerville 32 6 East side of Indian Lake Rd., south of Pokagon Hwy. 1931-1965; artist studio
CASS Pokagon Township Walnut Grove 24 9 Hampshire Street School closed 1954; building moved to Indiana in 1990; fractional; began in 1872; Educational Board & Batten
CASS Porter Township . 0 0 West side of corner of Union Rd. & Carter Lake Street Converted to residence; appears on 1872 plat of township
CASS Porter Township Baldwin Prairie 0 1 . Fractional; opened in 1954; Elementary School
CASS Porter Township Chapel Hill 5 12 Corner of Chapel Hill St. & Baldwin Prairie Rd. Contact: Kenneth Hartman; may be in Mason Township; Chapel Hill Missionary Church; 1850-1947
CASS Porter Township Glass 0 0 South & West of Jones - Hardy Rd. Contact: Rev. Duane Jacobs, 52201 Pulver Rd., Three Rivers, MI
CASS Porter Township Hebron 25 3 East side of Hebron Rd., 1/4 mi north of Teasdale Lake St. Teacher - Miss Sutton; closed in 1959; torn down, but steps remain
CASS Porter Township King 14 8 Corner of River Rd. & Idelwild St. Contact: Kenneth Hartman; began in 1860; residence
CASS Porter Township Maple Grove 8 1 US-12 between Baldwin Prairie Rd. & Trout Rd. Contact: Kenneth Hartman; may be in Mason Township; closed in 1954; residence.
CASS Porter Township North Porter 11 11 Corner of Harvey St. & Wood Lake Rd. Contact: Kenneth Hartman; closed in 1956; poor condition
CASS Porter Township Oak Grove 2 2 South of corner of US-12 & M-40 May be in Mason Township; closed in 1952; residence
CASS Porter Township Shavehead 22 5 65321 Shavehead Lake St. Iola Rice taught there 1962 (8/22/92); See 1954 Directory; See p. 355 + 899 ( vol 2 ) Decatur Scrapbook; closed in 1965; residence
CASS Porter Township Union 7 9 Directly across from Marathan Station in Union Contact: Kenneth Hartman; may be in Mason Township; fractional; closed in 1954; residence that burned down in 1980's or 1990's
CASS Porter Township Wayne Street 0 0 Half way between Baldwin Prairie Rd. & Trout Rd. on north side of Wayne Street Torn down; may have been moved to nearby farm and used as storage building; original site a cornfield; structure appears on maps of 1860, 1872, 1896 1914
CASS Porter Township White 18 4 Corner of Birch Rd. & Cannaday St. Contact: Kenneth Hartman; moved to Williamsville; 1856-1941; residence
CASS Porter Township Williamsville 18 13 SW corner of Main St. and South St. Contact: Kenneth Hartman. Marcellus News, August 16, 1917 - William Byers, teacher at Williamsville; gone
CASS Silver Creek Bilderback 34 4 Hidden back of farm land on Middle Crossing Rd., near old Momany cemetery; 1/2 mi. south of Yaw St. on California Rd. See California School
CASS Silver Creek Township California 34 4 Hidden back of farm land on Middle Crossing Rd., near old Momany cemetery School closed 1954; also called Bilderback School
CASS Silver Creek Township Cullinane (Culinane) 5 5 Corner of Dixson & Indian Lake Rd. Torn down
CASS Silver Creek Township Cushing (Cushing Corners) 19 8 Corner of Indian Lake Rd. & Middle Crossing Rd. Teacher - Mrs. Layman; Fractional; began in 1873; residence
CASS Silver Creek Township Daly 10 2 Corner of Bakeman Rd. & Topash St. Closed in 1960; apartments
CASS Silver Creek Township Hinchman 22 6 Corner of Middle Crossing Rd & Burke St. Indian Lake Area; extant 1994; teacher - Miss Andrews; closed in 1960's; residence
CASS Silver Creek Township Indian Lake 29 3 Corner of School St. & Sink Rd. 1933 - Leona Washburn taught music; teacher - Miss Taylor; fractional; 1865-1960; residence
CASS Silver Creek Township Red Mill 11 1 Red Mill Rd., south of M-152 5/11/94 - Kay Mae Keller : Mary Lau Rice(423-8580) Oak Shores Resort - summer 86882 - CR 215 423-7370; See 1954 Directory; 1839-1959; burned
CASS Silver Creek Township Silver Creek 0 0 15 mi. south of Hartford Sign: Silver Creek School, Church, Cemetery
CASS Volinia Township Bond 7 2 21779 Dewey Lake Street one room, then two room; Sylvia (Baldwin) Mortimore; contact - Leona Washburn; Stanford Rice - teacher; fractional; closed in 1944; used for storage; Ezra Rutherford - teacher in 1919, Leona Haefner's first teacher.
CASS Volinia Township Briar Patch 26 8 1 mile Between Dutch Settlement + McKenzie Roads 1920- Iola (Rice) Holz Taught Briar Patch; Ray McKellar, Client - First contact; 1867-1937, first building burned in 1938; second building was built 1 mile west of Lawrence Rd. on McKenzie St.; Fractional; second building vacant and in poor condition, closed in 1948
CASS Volinia Township Charleston 0 0 . Miss Emily Hinshaw taught there. She died July 12, 1917 at age 80. From: Marcellus News July 19, 1917
CASS Volinia Township Crane 18 3 21036 Fosdick St. Residence. Per: Iola (Rice) Holz 8/22/92; No Bldg., when burned all records were burned. Hall: Bertha Bray, Flossie (Halverson) + Myrtle (Van Horn); Hall Farm 1/2 mi from school; closed in 1943; Mel Brown taught in 1940. Teacher - Eva Engle.
CASS Volinia Township East Volinia 0 0 . Marcellus News, September 1918 - Hazel Ivens, John Moxley and John Jeffries, of East Volinia will attend school in Marcellus during 1918-19 school year.
CASS Volinia Township Goodenough 21 5 1/4 mi. so. of Volinia town hall - 2nd house; corner of Marcellus Hwy and Brown St. Res. of Paul Fox - Marcellus phone; Joe purdy - teacher; Mildred Brown - student ( m. Harry Shannon ); Neva Kent - teacher ( d ); Mildred = 88 yrs, old - 1992, M. 1958; Per Shannons 9/3/92; 1860-1954
CASS Volinia Township Huycktown 11 1 51258 Lawrence Rd. Owners: Don & Sue Holloway; 1840's-1954
CASS Volinia Township Kirbey 0 0 . .
CASS Volinia Township Newton Woods 30 4 About 200 ft. west of Decatur D. on s. side of Marcellus Highway 1878 - Society of Dunkards; Town Hall now; 8 - paned windows on each side instead of usual three; Stanley Wm + Nell Bray attended; Stanley - 1896 ( 5 yrs. ); b. 12/6/1891 - Volinia Township; d. March 29, 1977, G.R.; closed in 1954; Mel Brown (Melgray@aol.com) attended school 1927-1934.
CASS Volinia Township Nicholsville 0 0 Nicholsville Marcellus News, June 28, 1917 - "Miss Alice Hathaway expected to teach the Nicholsville school next year."
CASS Volinia Township Thompson Corners 13 7 Corner Marcellus Highway +Lawrence Rd. Maxine Schmidtendorff was on school board; ; Leona Washburn - Visiting Music teacher.; Black kids responded in Harmony; teacher - Mrs. Griner; closed in 1954; vacant
CASS Volinia Township Volinia 0 0 .. Built in 1949 as a consolidated school. Owned by Michigan State; then Marcellus; Parath - Shannon boys family; school b-4 Marcellus; Maxine Schmidtendorff taught there the 1st yr. it opened; Built 1949 as a consolidated school; Bd: Harry Shannon, Willard Hartmen, Freeman Cross - 5 - 6 yrs.; bldg. used for Tri Co. Head Start prior to joining Marcellus system; Wilbur Shannon - 4 yrs. old in 19--?
CASS Volinia Township Warner 9 6 Corner of Warne & Goodenough Rds. 1852-1951; torn down
CASS Wayne Township Adventist 0 11 Corner of Glenwood Rd. & Dewey Lake Street No longer standing.
CASS Wayne Township Brown 15 0 . Contact: Kenneth Hartman. Also known as Ellis School; 1861-1909; burned
CASS Wayne Township Chiverton 3 9 Marcellus Hwy, 100 yards east of Colby St. See Dutch School.
CASS Wayne Township Dutch 3 9 Marcellus Hwy, 100 yards east of Colby St. School closed 1954; began in 1840s; torn down; also known as Chiverton school
CASS Wayne Township Ellis 15 0 South West corner of Fosdick and Glenwood Rd. Contact: Kenneth Hartman. Also known as Brown school.
CASS Wayne Township Gage 20 4 26710 Gage St. ( At Atwood Road ) Est. 1844 as Post Office, Stagecoach Stop & Tavern; across street from Wayne Township Hall in 1905; closed in 1958; adult foster care
CASS Wayne Township Glenwood 11 2 1/2 mi. so of Glenwood on O'Keefe Rd, off Dewey Lake Rd. Contact: Kay MacKellard, 35338 92nd Ave., Lawton, MI; burned in 1950
CASS Wayne Township Hardscrabble 33 8 Twin Lake Rd., 1/2 mi north of Dutch Settlement Rd. School closed 1954; fractional; torn down; Teacher - Miss Finch, 1920
CASS Wayne Township Higgins 24 0 . Contact: Kenneth Hartman
CASS Wayne Township Kirkwood 13 6 O'Keefe Rd., n of Marcellus Highway, 1 1/2 mi. n on left See Red School
CASS Wayne Township North Wayne 6 3 M-51 north of Dowagiac, first corner past 5-Mile Corner 1933 Leona taught music; lined across from Burt school; also known as West Wayne School; fractional; currently used by the North REd Hill 4-H Club
CASS Wayne Township Red 13 6 O'Keefe Rd., n of Marcellus Highway, 1 1/2 mi. n on left See " Scrapbook" History Hamilton Township 224, 246, 751, 1947; Also Old Red School - Keeler - Terr. Rd; also called Kirkwood School; 1850-1950; torn down; Teacher - Emma Jean (Ramey) Stambek (1958-1959)
CASS Wayne Township West Wayne 6 3 M-51 north of Dowagiac, first corner past 5-Mile Corner See North Wayne School.
CASS Wayne Township White 27 7 Glenwood Rd. & Flanders St. Built 1885; closed 1959; public use; storage for Antique shop; Michigan Historical Site #L1735


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