Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Penrose School House at the turn of the Century

This blurry photo may well be the only one we will ever see of the original Penrose school and school yard in the early 1900s.  The school was located only a short distance from the home in which we grew up, but the evidence of its existence had long vanished when we lived there.  However blurry, the photo evokes memories of a barren school yard, an outhouse, home made swings, and children at play.  Where did they all go?


Ann said...

With this photo the moral of this story is, please do not cut up photos that are historically really important. I think if Uncle Brooks had known the value of Penrose historical stuff he wouldn't have cut it up. He probably didn't think anyone would ever care.

Elizabeth said...

Always loved the playground equipment in these pictures. Scary!