Monday, November 25, 2013

Montgomery County Schools of Yesteryear

Sharing knowledge of the past and finding new information is one of the major goals of the Reference and Local History Department at the Crawfordsville District Public Library.  On the second floor of the library, the new display proudly showcases the rich and rewarding aspects of forefathers attempting to provide a place to learn, and yes, some were extravagant and some were mere shacks. If you have any photographs of schools that no longer exist, please let the local history staff scan these relics.Call us at 765-362-2242 ext. 117!


  1. Looks like a great display! What is in the display case? I am curious...

    1. We just began the display case, thus far; Anna Willson's scrapbook & a photo of her, the Willow Grove Newsletter (from early 1890's - the Willow Grove School is the school for South Union Township above the display), The 1859 Ladoga Academy records, records of Kate Devane being the teacher in District 16 Union Twp. during the Winter term of Sept 18 1882 - March 1883 & Record of graduates of Common Schools of Montgomery County 1908-1913 & a book of Indiana School Directory 1949-1950.