Old News – Teachers

My grandmother was a teacher from 1910 to 1962 with only a few years off when her children were young. That is her on the left in the picture. Up until the early 1950s she taught in two room schools, like this one that is dated about 1928 of the school in Gainesville, Wyoming County, …

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McGuffey Day

September 23rd is the anniversary of the birth of William Holmes McGuffey who was born on Sept. 23, 1800. He was an American professor and college president who is best known for writing the McGuffey Reader. He was born near Claysville in Washington Co., Penn. While a professor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio he …

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