Restoring history

One-room schools disappearing from Western Kansas landscape

The one-room school house is an iconic part of Kansas history.

And there was a time when they were a common site on the Kansas landscape.

In Scott County alone there were once 41 of the one-room and, on occasion, two-room school houses.

Today, only two remain on their original site. Deb Lawrence and Jim Rodenbeek are hoping to build enough interest - and raise enough donations - to restore one of those structures so it can be a mini-museum.

 

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The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

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