September 2, 2008

Eight Square Schoolhouse teaches public

The History Center held its annual Eight Square Schoolhouse Festival on the 23rd, combining old-fashioned classes with ice cream, games, and music.

Playing with stilts
Playing with stilts.

Learning, 19th century style
Learning, 19th century style.

Spinning at the schoolhouse
Spinning at the schoolhouse.

I'll make (once again) the radical proposal that one room schoolhouses may seem like a good idea again as energy prices climb and fleets of schoolbuses weigh on taxpayer wallets. Since oil fell to a mere $105 a barrel today, though, maybe it's a better day just to enjoy the gallery of photos.

Posted by simon at September 2, 2008 7:03 PM in , ,
Note on photos