A few miles outside of Yellow Springs is a one-room
schoolhouse restored and refurbished by the late Helen Bryson Brantley
and her husband, Virgil, and now used as an educational resource where
area students can experience life in the late 1800s for a day.
The pictures offered below are taken from a Mills Lawn Elementary
School visit in May of 2003 and the Yellow Springs Historical
Society program on May 2, 2004.
the school: pump, woodshed and outhouse.
examples of furnishings collected in the restoration. The stove
is still used on cool days.
Learning lessons of yore from Mrs. Whitaker
Cloakroom: Lunch pails and baskets kept at the ready.
Speakers for this Historical Society program: Collins descendant
Janine Montgomery, local one-room school enthusiast Philip Rothman
and Collins School "maintenance mouse" (Jan Campbell-Robinette)