Old school
Posted by GLEN KELLY (+61) one year ago
Could someone tell me what happened to the cotton school house.It was between ,Ismay and knolton.It was the school where three famous family's were educated in there elementary years.there names were Askin Beardsley and the Kelly's.I flew over that area and noticed it was gone??? Thanks to anyone who help me.I did call Ron askin and he did not know either. Glen kelly
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Posted by M T Zook (+510) one year ago
My understanding is that the school was badly damaged after years of not being used. Specifically the basement had filled with water and most everything was ruined. The decision was made to dig a hole next to it, doze it in, burn, and cover the ashes. Very sad, but it sounded necessary. I am part of one of those family names, my mother was educated there, my sister taught there.

On a different note, what were you flying when you went over the area?

Take care.
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Posted by GLEN KELLY (+61) one year ago
W t zook,thank you for getting back to me,on the cotton wood school house.the answer to your question I was guest on a Cessna Learjet. Glen Kelly
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