Monday, December 17, 2007

Barton Academy And Graded School

Built in 1908, the school had "eleven classrooms, a library, a laboratory, and rooms for physical education." It also had a "modern heating system, lavatories, large windows and electric lights." The cost for this building was $42,000. Parents had to sign a form "documenting that their children had studied three hourse on a daily basis." source: A History of Barton Vermont by Darlene Young.

This photo will be was replaced as soon as my MacBook (and software) comes home again because I was able to edit it to a larger size and better color. It is still crooked though. When clicked, this photo will open, full size, in a new window.

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  1. What a great looking building.. made all the better by the snow.

  2. Incredable school building, and as Tom says the snow makes it a perfect photo.

    Urban Jungle post 4 now up.


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