1873 School Days (May 2008) at the Holbrook Historical Society

The 1873 School Days Program

The Society works with the local elementary schools to give third-graders one special day of school -- in 1873. Students experience a school day during which they:


Lining up     Lunchtime     The schoolyard     The Classroom    
Lining up (1 photo)Lunch baskets (1 photo)Schoolyard (8 photos)Classroom (5 photos)

 

 




Lining Up   Students line up outside the Roberts School 

 

 

lunch baskets   lunch baskets 

 

 

Schoolyard Activity There is lots of activity in the schoolyard at lunch time -- scroll down to see 7 more photos  

 

 

Smiles  smiles and friends sharing  Friends 

 

 

Tag  tag  

 

 

jump rope  Smiles 

 

 

Smiles  and more jump rope 

 

 

Playing marbles Playing marbles 

 

 

Pick-up sticks  Pick-up sticks 

 

 

An 1873 school room in 2008 Students experience lessons in the one-room school as if the year were 1873 -- scroll down to see 4 more photos  

 

 

Writing on a slate 



Writing on a slate...
 











and with a dip pen
       












Writing with a dip pen 

 

 

Quiet study Quiet study 

 

 

Reading aloud  Reading aloud