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LEE YERINGTON HAS DONATED A SCRAPBOOK FULL OF OLD SCHOOL PHOTOS FROM DISTRICTS IN SOUTHERN PLATTE COUNTY, SOME DATING BACK TO THE LATE 1800S. THERE ARE RARE PHOTOS IN THE SCRAPBOOK OF SEVERAL ONE ROOM SCHOOL HOUSES.

BELOW IS A COLLAGE OF SOME OF THOSE PICTURES. SCHOOLS PICTURED INCLUDE BANNEKER, BRENNER RIDGE, BRINK, BROWN, GRADEN, PRAIRIE POINT, PRAIRIE VIEW, BOYDSTON, NORTHERN HEIGHTS, LAKESIDE, LINE CREEK, WALDRON, AND PARKVILLE. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE FULL SCRAPBOOK THERE IS A COPY BOTH IN THE ARCHIVES AND IN THE PCHS LIBRARY.

The following list of Platte County Schools was gleaned from records obtained from LaVerne Taulbee and from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Field Operations, Bureau of Soils report dated 1911 supplied to the Platte County Historical Society by member Joy Ryckman.

If you have photographs of any of these Platte County School buildings, students or activities, please scan and forward to:

thevintageguy@cox.net

  • Aurora School
  • Bailey School
  • Banneker School
  • Barry School
  • Berry School
  • Beverly School
  • Bigham School
  • Bingham School
  • Block School
  • Boydston School
  • Brenner Ridge School
  • Brink School
  • Brush Creek School, later known as Brown School
  • Buckeye School
  • Burrus School
  • Camden Point School
  • Camden Point Female Academy
  • Collins School
  • Cook(s) School
  • Cox School
  • Dearborn School
  • Duncan School
  • Edgerton School
  • Edgerton Junction School
  • Eldorado School
  • Elm Grove School
  • Fairview School
  • Fancy Bottom School
  • Farley School
  • Farmer School
  • Ferrelview School
  • Franklin School
  • Frye School
  • German Lutheran School
  • Graden School
  • Hackberry School
  • Hampton School
  • Hazelwood School
  • Hoover School
  • Horn School
  • Huston School
  • Iatan School
  • Island School
  • Jordan School
  • Lakeside School
  • Lanter School
  • Line Creek School
  • Lott School
  • M. E. Church School
  • Martin School
  • Military Institute
  • Miller School
  • Moore School
  • Morton School a.k.a. Forest Grove
  • Mr. Zion School
  • Northern Heights School
  • Oak Grove School
  • Park School
  • Park College
  • Parkville School
  • Phillips (Phelps) School
  • Platte City School
  • Platte Valley School
  • Pleasant Ridge School
  • Port Dearborn Con.
  • Prairie Point School
  • Prairie View School
  • Quinn School
  • Ridgeley School
  • Rock(y) Point School
  • Second Creek School
  • Simmons School
  • South Gale School
  • Stillings School
  • Styne School
  • Swamp College School
  • Todds Creek School
  • Tracy School
  • Union Creek School

 

 

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