Buffalo Hart Township Schools

EAST SIDE SCHOOL

District # - 5

Legal Description - Section 27, T17N R3W

Location - The school was southeast of Buffalo Hart. To reach the site, take H.W. 12.25E south to H.W. 6.5N, Then three-fourths of a mile east. The school sat on the north side of the road. From Buffalo take H.W.l2.5E north three miles to H.W. 6.5N and east three-fourths of a mile.

In 1874 and 1894, J. W. Langston owned the land. In 1914, Lewis Cass owned the land. The building was remodeled in 1917 and made into a standard school.

TEACHERS

  • 1902 - Kate E. Burns
  • 1907-09 - Lelia Conklin
  • 1909-12 - Roy Brothers
  • 1912-13 - Oliver W. Bateman
  • 1913-14 - Roy Brothers
  • 1914 1915 Lillie F. Hankins
  • 1915-16 - John P. Kinsley
  • 1916-17 - G. Earl Cain
  • 1917-21 - Florence E. Beeler
  • 1921-22 - Clara Donovan
  • 1922-26 - D.M. Mulcahy
  • 1926-27 - Marion L. Redman
  • 1927-35 - Arnott Smith
  • 1935-37 - William D. Hall
  • 1937-41 - Harold Arney
  • 1941-42 - George.M. Snyder
  • 1942-43 - No school
  • 1943-44 - Nellie Ruppel
  • 1944-48 - Hazel Troutman
  • 1948-49 - School closed

Class Pictures

1945-46 East Side School, Hazel Troutman, Teacher


Picture contributed by Bruce Cantrall

West Side SCHOOL

District # - 8

Legal Description - Section 29, T17N R3S

Location - The school was south of Buffalo Hart and about seven and three-quarters miles east of Sherman. It sat on the northeast corner of the junction of H.W. 6.5N and H.W. 10.75E. A new two-room building was built in the fall of 1916. Two rooms were used until 1938-39.

In 1874 and 1894, John R. Burns owned the land. In 1914, Wm. Matthews owned the land.

TEACHERS

  • 1907-09 - N.E. McMurry
  • 1909-10 - D.F.. Isaacs
  • 1910-12 Harold Hartman
  • 1912-15 - G.E. Dobbs
  • 1915-16 - G. Earl Cain
  • 1916-17 - Catherine L.. Wood and Hazel E. Matthews
  • 1917-18 - Bernice V. Hartley and L. Belle Hartley
  • 1918-19 - Lola A. Simon and Geneva G. Jack
  • 1919-21 - J.L. Brubaker and Ethel Barger
  • 1921-22 - William Kail and Ethel Barger
  • 1922-23 - E.T. Goddard and Ethel Barger
  • 1923-24 - Kenneth L. Smith and Hilda M. Copeland
  • 1924-25 - R. Eugene Price and Hilda M. Copeland
  • 1925-27 - J.L. Brubaker and Dorothy L. Enos
  • 1927-29 - Chalon A. Bullock and Anna Gillies
  • 1929-30 - William Ancil Cravens and Anna Gillies
  • 1930-31 - William Ancil Cravens and Wilma Priddle
  • 1931-32 - Joseph McCart and Wilma Priddle
  • 1932-40 - F.W. Smith
  • 1932-37 - Wilma Priddle
  • 1937-41 - Wilma Ross
  • 1941-42 - Laura Ruth Tracy
  • 1942-48 Mrs. Edith Greenwalt
  • 1948-50 - Mrs. Julia Brown
  • 1950-51 - School closed.

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