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“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
~Victor Hugo

Located in Palenville, New York, USA.
A one room schoolhouse (circa 1860) in use until 1955, Common School No. 10 retains its 300 pound school bell in the open belfry. A volunteer teacher is on site during summer months to talk about this registered historic landmark.

This is a back/side view of the old school as the snow was piled with rocks at the end of the front drive, making it dangerous to try to walk in with no boots!

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schoolhouses, schools, rustic, rural, landscapes, scenic, vintage, new york, country, historical

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dance like nobody’s watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.”
~Mark Twain

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  • barnsis
    barnsisabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful image, so white and white Great color and framing

  • Thank you very much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Fara
    Faraabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful………………love it!!

  • Thank you Fara!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • swaby
    swabyabout 2 years ago

    Very cool quote, very beautiful capture!

  • Thanks so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardabout 2 years ago

    Pretty little schoolhouse. Even prettier with the snow.

  • May volunteer out there this spring to do some planting and such! Pretty it up! Thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 2 years ago

    Excellent capture !!!!☺♥

  • Thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • miroslava
    miroslavaabout 2 years ago

    lovely capture

  • Thanks so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyabout 2 years ago

    What a lovely school house – great capture Pamela

  • Thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Dale Lockwood
    Dale Lockwoodabout 2 years ago

    Just beautiful Pamela! Fave for me!

  • Thanks so much Dale!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeabout 2 years ago

    Extraordinary creation by you; so very beautiful artwork my friend:)
    Thank you to inspire friends and me.
    ……….
    Art Quote of the Day
    The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
    Hans Hofmann mentioned.
    ………
    Take care my friend,
    Sunny

  • Thank you so much for your kind comment!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • vigor
    vigorabout 2 years ago

    I really like this, nice job!!!

  • Thanks very much!

    – Pamela Phelps

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