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Venango Township - McNair School

Contributed by Wilda Resinger

The picture below has been provided by Wilda Resinger by way of Betty Matteson Rhodes. It is a 1929 class photo of the students at the McNair School in Venango Township. This school was on Route 89 and Kimball Road. About 1930, the school was closed and the children were transported to Lowville School. It is reported that the school was taken down some years ago to build a Penelec substation.

McNair School Picture 1929

Back row (3) - Harold Phelps , Milton Johnson , Eddie Sedwick

Next Row - Margaret Dennis (Teacher), Donald Page , Freda Kimball , Kenny Clark , Thelma Page , ? Zysk , Pearl Yost , Verna Johnson , Gertrude Curtis , John Yost

Front Row - Unknown , George Phelps , Letha Parkhurst , Arlene Page , Ruby Phelps , Unknown , Grover Johnson , Estella Blackman , Ruth Phelps , Eddie Zysk

Other information - Florence Henderson was a previous Teacher. Freda Kimball and Estella Blackman were in 6th grade. Mrs. Alward was the teacher through 8th grade. After that students went to Wattsburg School .

This page was last updated on  Thursday, December 19, 2002 .

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