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Village of Delta

School History

 

 

 


 

Excerpt of Frank Reighard's History of Fulton County published in 1920 included the following that tells the history of the early schools from 1834 in and around Delta area


 

  1931 Raker School Class
 
 

  "The Hill of Science" built in 1870
 
 


Newspaper Article about Early Schools

Published June 2, 1876 in the "Delta Avalanche"

 



Monroe/Wood St. School built in 1889 located in the area of current Fernwood St. between Wood St and Monroe St., opened September1890 and torn down in 1940

 
Click Here to read 1889 Delta High School History from 1939 Del Hi


Class of circa. 1912, Monroe St. School
 

 
  The School Bell
 
 

The Bell was Erected at the Monroe Street School on June 1st 1931 and the Plaque States the Bell has Called Children to School for over Eighty Years.

(see plaque picture below to read the full text)


 
  The Bell was moved to the Fernwood Street School in 1939
 
 

Close Up of the Plaque on the Bell Tower.   The Bell is currently being erected at the entrance of the Delta Elementary and Middle Schools


 
 

Fernwood St School built in 1938-39 and opened Sept 11, 1939.  First addition was added in 1954; 2 classrooms, a kindergarten room and Activities Room to the East end, plus the Bandroom behind the gymnasium.  Second additon added in 1957 when the Elementary north wing was built.

 
 
 

They are currently deciding how to incorporate the Bell here by the sign at the entrance of the Delta Elementary and Middle Schools. A concrete pad has been poured and they are now deciding how to integrate the plaque and some bricks from the old Fernwood School building into the design for the permanent mount.

 
  Fernwood Street Delta School was torn down Summer of 2012
 
  2012 Photos of School before Demolition
  2012 Photos of the School Demolition

 

Delta School Consolidated with York and Pike Township Schools in 1967 and the district became known as Pike-Delta-York Schools

   
  York Township School
 

York School is no longer standing


  Pike Township School
 

Pike Township School is still standing


  Current Delta High School opened January 1975
 
 


Delta Middle School 

(need better picture)

 

Current Elementary School

   

need picture

 


Pike Delta York Board of Education Office

Fernwood Street

Delta, OH 43567



Pike-Delta-York Employee Obituaries
 

Calendar of Sesquicentennial Events

Click Here


 

Table of Contents Outline

 


Links to Other Pages


 

Sesquicentennial Committee Appreciation Page

 

Early Delta History

 

Delta Park History

 

Delta Photos of the Past

 

1860 Federal Census list for Village of Delta

with other facts and biographical information of the early settlers

 

Mary Augusta WOOD

First child born in village of Delta

 

Delta Antique Building Collapses

June 2008

 

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