Village Schoolhouse, circa 1898

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Title

Village Schoolhouse, circa 1898

Description

This Marshfield schoolhouse replaced the "Old Brown Schoolhouse" which had stood on this site since 1852. Originally built as a one-story in 1890, the ell was added later and the roof raised to add a second story. Students are socializing in the yard and a group of younger children are playing in the lower right.

Date

1890

Subject

Marshfield (Vt.)--Photographs
Village Schoolhouse (Marshfield, Vt.)--Buildings
School buildings--Vermont--Marshfield
Community and school

Source

Chris Bellamy postcard collection.

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only.

Format

Black-white postcard

Identifier

P-Cap-28

Repository

Marshfield Historical Society, Old Schoolhouse Common, 121 School St. Marshfield, VT 05658

Citation

“Village Schoolhouse, circa 1898,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed October 24, 2020, https://digitalvermont.org/MarshfieldStoryProject/P-Cap-28.