Inside image of the old Greenfield Schoolhouse, about three miles from my home. The schoolhouse was re-opened this summer as a museum for the passerby to visit and step back in time. The old school taught lessons to children grades 1-8, the older children sitting on this side of the room at the larger desks. The building was erected sometime around 1836, although history has not told the exact date. The school is complete with original desks, books and other items pertinent to the history of the one room schoolhouse.
Photographed in Greenfield Park, New York, USA


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  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourabout 4 years ago
    Gosh this is how a real School was run great shot & narrative Pamela
  • Thanks much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • artfulvistas
    artfulvistasabout 4 years ago

    Except for the outside view this is just like my old school, makes me shivver!! lol! Great moody shot Pamela!!

  • Thank you, sorry you shivered!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • swaby
    swabyabout 4 years ago

    Excellent capture Pamela!

  • Thanks kindly!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • barnsis
    barnsisabout 4 years ago

    As you know I attended one much like this so this is lots of memories for me. Excellent framing.

  • Thought it might bring back “the days” of when! Thanks!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • redladyart
    redladyartabout 4 years ago

    Very nostalgic; great shot Pamela. You live in an interesting area. :)

  • Thanks Sharon, gets more interesting each day!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandabout 4 years ago

    Truly amazing!! Well done!!

  • Thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyabout 4 years ago

    Happy days – great text too

  • Thanks so very much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersabout 4 years ago

    You have so much history all around you. A beautiful nostalgic picture.

  • Indeed there is much history here, thanks Lori.

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...about 4 years ago

    A memorable capture!

  • Thanks Lorraine!

    – Pamela Phelps

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