Greeder School students in circa 1898.

Greeder School students in circa 1898.

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Greeder District No. 10, Grant Township
DISTRICT FORMED 1855
YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT 1856 (burned 1859); 1859; 1866; 1877 (about 22 X 30 feet in size)
GENERAL LOCATION 1856 school was built SW part of sect. 1; 1866 school was built in the northern part of sect. 2; 1877 school was built in the NW cor. sect. 12
MODERN ADDRESS 110th Street and Lansing Avenue in the City of Grant
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES Northern part of Grant and parts of the south halves of Oneka and Marine. The district boundaries were redrawn in 1877.
DISPOSITION Residence
NOTES
  • When the schoolhouse burned in 1859, the windows, doors and books were salvageable. It only took a week and a half to rebuild the school, with the help of the community.
  • Consolidated with surrounding districts in 1950s.

Known Teachers

1855: Joseph Cram
Pre-1897: W. W. Hall
Eva Smith
Nellie Jackman
Emma McHattie
Mary Jenks
1897: Alice Soule
1899: Mary Frances Carli
1900-1909: Amos Hill
1922: Irene Carroll
1928: Freida Franzmann
1929: Alice McCarthy
1930: Inez Hayes

 

Greeder School in 1952

Greeder School in 1952