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Finchford School


On Finchford Road in Finchford

Located on a hill south of the West Fork River is the site of Finchford School, which was in operation from 1921 until 1960. In 1920, an $80,000 bond was passed to purchase the site and build a two -story brick school building. The first graduating class in the spring of 1922 had three students. Many children from the outlying areas were brought to school in horse-drawn "buses." In 1920, Finchford also began a monthly community meeting of educational programs using the talents of teachers, students and local people, followed by a "social hour." After the building's demolition, Union Township trustees made the grounds into a city park, and the gable stones of the building may still be seen there marking the site of Finchford School.

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Last updated Wednesday, June 23, 2004

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