One-room schoolhouses: Looking for former students |

One-room schoolhouses: Looking for former students

The one-room schoolhouse remains an enduring and prominent historical fixture in this region.

It’s a symbol of our rural history and how youngsters were given the chance to go to school when they lived in the various countrysides of the area.

These young students often traveled great lengths, many times by horseback to go to school, a school where all grades were taught in the same building.

The people who attended the numerous one-room schoolhouses must have splendid memories of those times. Unique memories of a long-ago tradition. We want to capture those memories and tell those stories so other people can read what those times were like.

We’re currently looking for people who attended those one-room schoolhouses.

From Emma to Parachute, we want to hear your stories and capture those memories.

We also want to organize a photo shoot of former students of those schools at the schools you attended.

Many of these old buildings are still are in good condition. Missouri Heights, Emma, Canyon Creek, Peach Valley, Battlement Mesa, and so on.

Please give us a call so we can capture this great slice of small-town Americana.

Contact the if you’d like to participate.

This is a fascinating chapter in our history and we want to hear those special stories.

Call 384-9110; e-mail to

” Dale Shrull

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