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South Windham SchoolhouseThis photo was shared by Ada Kerachsky Albright and shows students at the the South Windham School on Babcock Hill Road. It was one of the nine district schoolhouses in the town of Windham.
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Christian Street District SchoolhouseThe Christian Street District Schoolhouse was located on present day RT 14 in what was known as “the Christian Street District” which was one of the town’s ten school districts. In 1900, fifteen pupils studied there. The building is still in existence on the north side of RT 14 near the Scotland town line.
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Bricktop District Schoolhouse circa 1895Children stand outside the Bricktop District Schoolhouse. It was located on present day RT 14 near Lover’s Lane. At that time, there were eight Windham school districts outside of Willimantic.
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Victorian homeBeyond its cotton thread and railroad links, Willimantic is also renowned for its magnificent Victorian mansions. Here's a view of a few of them, built during the 1890s on Windham Street in the city's famed hill district.
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Willimantic High School Graduation ExercisesPrior to the opening of Windham High School in 1897, Willimantic had two high schools. The District One High School (Willimantic High School) which was at the southeast corner of Windham and Valley Streets), and Natchaug High School. (Photo courtesy of Stan)
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Eight sided house A Willimantic landmark! This unique eight sided house was built in the 1880s by a local carpenter named Charles Beckwith. It stood on the northwest junction of Summit and Walnut Streets in Willimantic's prosperous nineteenth century hill district. It was demolished in the late 1930s, and was one of the few octagonal houses to be found in Connecticut
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Natchaug High School Reunion Prior to the opening of Windham High School in 1897, Willimantic had two high schools. The District One High School (Willimantic High School) which was at the southeast corner of Windham and Valley Streets), and Natchaug High School. (Photo courtesy of Stan)
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Windham Center Grammar SchoolThis is the original, pre-Civil War Windham Center School. It was located on what is now called Windham Center Road approximately halfway between the firehouse and Mullen Hill Road. It was replaced in 1923 by the school on North Road. Rural Windham had eight school districts, each with its own building. Willimantic had three school districts.
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The First District School.
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The Back Road District schoolhouseChildren are gathered outside the Back Road District’s schoolhouse (at the corner of Beaver Hill Road). Perhaps some other family members joined in the the picture because throughout the years, the Back Road District averaged only ten students and, in 1897, it was consolidated with the Windham Center District. We believe the gentleman in the photo to be Windham Selectman Charles Spafford who taught at the school.
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Meritt Welch Real EstateChaplin resident Merritt Welch stands in front of his real estate office on North Street. In 1912, Mr. Welch became the State Senator from the 29th district. It was said that his popularity was due in large part to the acquaintances he made through his business. Pic of the Week March 6, 2014
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First District Schoolhouse.Pic of the week for June 18, 2011. This building sat on the corner of Windham and Valley Sts. It was razed in preparation for the building of what would be called the F.R. Noble School. Today it is a dorm for ECSU.
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