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Pleasant Valley School - Grenola, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 20.892 W 096° 26.888
14S E 726035 N 4136555
Quick Description: This school moved from Chautauqua County, from its original location on Road 8
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/10/2015 8:56:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMNG6K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob
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Long Description:

County of school: Elk County
Location of school: Railroad Ave., Grenola Museum, Grenola
Phone: (620) 358-2570

"In addition to the large grain elevator building, two one-room country schools have been relocated to the Museum grounds. The Pleasant Valley School had been located in Chautauqua County about eight miles south of Grenola. It contains the original furnishings of a one-room school: wooden desks, blackboard, old maps, pot bellied stove, etc" ~ Travel Kansas

"Max Mayo Vaughan, age 92, of Cedar Vale, Kansas passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at the Pleasant Valley Manor in Sedan.
"He was born May 8, 1917 in rural Chautauqua County, Kansas to Willie H. and Jewel (Appleby) Vaughan. He was educated in Pleasant Hill schoolhouse and Grenola High School. He graduated from Cedar Vale High School in 1937 and attended one year at Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas." ~ City of Cedar Vale/Obituaries

Original or Re-creation?: Original

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

1 Railroad Ave
Grenola Elevator Museum
Grenola, KS USA

Web Address (if available): [Web Link]

Year the school first opened.: Not listed

Year the school closed.: Not listed

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: Not Listed

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