District No. 23 – Eastwood School / Haskell School
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|DISTRICT FORMED||Organized in 1855 as District 2, renumbered as district 23 in 1862|
|YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT||1855|
|GENERAL LOCATION||Located near Hastings and Stillwater Rd|
|MODERN ADDRESS||Located in central Afton, or Hwy. 95 near Trading Post Trail|
|DISTRICT BOUNDARIES||originally part of District #2 in 1855, but became 23 in 1862.|
|NOTES||*The school house had to be expanded due to high enrollment so the building was “moved back fifteen feet and an addition, part of which was divied into a hall and two cloak rooms, was built on the front.” – Stillwater Gazette|
|1884:||Emma B. Lindsey|
|Other Teachers:||Professor Newcombe|
- Attendance was 40-50 students at best.
- Located in central Afton, or Hwy. 95 near Trading Post Trail.
“Until 1863 the school building was neither plastered nor lathed and the only furnishing was a number of rudely constructed seats of rough plank.” -Stillwater Gazette