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Old Home Town - 100 years ago

February 27, 2008


From the Lawrence Daily World for Feb. 27, 1908: The consolidation idea has caught hold of the rural schools of this county and bids fair to result in the erection of buildings to accommodate one or more rural high schools. The people of Marion Township at a recent meeting discussed the plan to unite either four or five rural districts to furnish instruction for the seventh and eighth grades and the first two years of high school."


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