Thank you all for checking this out as I’ve worked on it. The schoolhouses in Jay, Henry, Wayne, Hancock, and Hamilton counties will be written about over at my new website, tedshideler.com. I hope you follow me over there! I’ve made a lot of inroads there, and I’ll map all of my archives.
I intend to archive the contents of this website and add all of the trip reports to each schoolhouse I’ve been to -but not written about yet- at my own website, tedshideler.com. I’ve been working on migrating everything over in a blog format. Please follow it to find my work as it appears!
A history of the Wayne Township District 1: Willow Pond schoolhouse in Hamilton County.A history of the Wayne Township District 2: Tick Ridge schoolhouse in Hamilton County.A history of the Wayne Township District 7 schoolhouse in Hamilton County.A history of the Wayne Township District 8: Clarksville schoolhouse in Hamilton County.A history of the Wayne Township District 12: Fairview schoolhouse in Hamilton County.
Today is National Ice Cream Day if you’re from America, because of course it is. Have a cone and read up on the new stuff I’ve posted! Also, make this exact face as you lick the sprinkles off your cone of choice: 😜🍧 🍨 🍦 A history of Hamilton County’s Delaware Township school systemA history of the Delaware Township District 6 schoolhouseY
Most everyone who’s met me knows about my fascination with old one-room schoolhouses and my erratic compulsion to find all of them that still stand across East Central Indiana. You… Read more Jay County’s Jackson Township District 2: White Oak schoolhouse, from the air →
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… Read more New for 6/3/22 →
Yesterday was my brother’s thirtieth birthday. Happy birthday, John 🎂🎂🎂! Unfortunately, my repeated efforts to play a birthday show on my Showbiz Pizza robots was met with repeated declinations. Sorry 🦍 and 🐻! Maybe next year! A history of Hamilton County’s Fall Creek Township school systemA history of the Fall Creek Township District 1 schoolhouseA history of the Fall Creek Township District 6 schoolhouseA history of the Fall Creek Township District 7 schoolhouseA history of the Delaware Township District 6 schoolhouseY
A history of Randolph County’s school system