New for 6/3/22
A member of my Facebook group FOUND Muncie, Steve Copeland, advised me that the Perry Township District #3 schoolhouse, commonly known as Rees or Edgewater, had been demolished in the past few weeks. I hadn’t been out that way in a while, but darned if he wasn’t right. There’s no trace of the 163-year-old structure.
I hate to be editorial, but this was always one of my favorite old schoolhouses given how it looked in the summer- the overgrowth enveloped it in such a mysterious way. Now there’s no overgrowth and no schoolhouse.
I’ve been just too late to document several old schoolhouses in East-Central Indiana, which validates the work Ive done. I’ve updated the roster and maps, but read this lost building’s history here: