First Name :   Liverpool Hotel
e-mail Address (optional) :   liverpool-hotels@hotels
Do you have a question on local history? :   liverpool-hotel@mail.com
Do you have information for me? :   liverpool-hotels@hotels
Comments: :   Very colourful site http://www.maxpages.com/liverpoolflats
First Name :   Chris
e-mail Address (optional) :   caguilar55@hotmail.com
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Comments: :   I grew up in Felts Mills and was excited to read about its history.
First Name :   Mary Anne Pultorak Wilson
e-mail Address (optional) :   mawilson@adelphia.net
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Deferiet
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I remember Mrs. Parker best. I remember her being strict but that I learned so much from her. She had beautiful handwriting.
Comments :   I used to love playing kickball on the school yard. We used to run to the swings to see who would get to use them first. On Wednesday afternoon, I used to go to St. Ritas for religious ed.
First Name :   Robert
e-mail Address (optional) :   bchisholm@dts.edu
Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   I graduated from CCS in 1969. My mother, Ethel Potter Chisholm, attended the Martin St. School in the 30s.
First Name :   Ron
e-mail Address (optional) :   rselos602@aol.com
Did you attend a rural school :   No
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Some of my fondest childhood memories took place at the old Sarvay one room school house. The time period was during the early to mid fifties. I personally did not attend the school, but I know some classes were still being held there during this period.
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First Name :   John
e-mail Address (optional) :   WindspiritVI2@aol.com
Did you attend a rural school :   YES
If so, which one :   NATURAL BRIDGE
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
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First Name :   Kenn
e-mail Address (optional) :   kredu106@aol.com
Did you attend a rural school :   No
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I have vivid memories of the closings of Natural Bridge and later Great Bend. I was Asst. Supt. for the former and Superintendent for the later. I know I will not forget all I learned
Comments :   During my 15 years in Carthage, I was greatful to have worked with so many parents that cared, teachers that were true professionals, and students who have carried Carthage enthusiasm world-wide.
First Name :   sandy
e-mail Address (optional) :   slambblr@northnet.org
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   my parents paid tuition for me to go to black river so i didt have to walk by myself over to the rutland hollow school
Comments :   thanks for the memories and for many facts i didnt know about before this celebration
First Name :   Steve
e-mail Address (optional) :   sgphelps@verizon.net
Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   I attended BRHS, 5th grade, in 1952, and then 8th thru 10th, 1955 to 1957. Centralization moved everyone to Carthage in 1958. BRHS was a great place and Ill never forget my friends and teachers.
First Name :   Jane
e-mail Address (optional) :   
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Deer River
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   Even though I only went 3 years, I enjoyed the unusual merry-go-round, the closeness of all the students, and the fact that it was the Protestant students who were sent to religious release time next to the school (that was very nice). I was able to see o
First Name :   Carol
e-mail Address (optional) :   
Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   Herrings
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I remeber 3 class rooms. 1st and 2nd in one 3rd and 4th in another and then 5th and 6th. The 4th room was library and music room.Our gym was in the cellar.
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First Name :   Kay
e-mail Address (optional) :   
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Went to the old Carthage School( where Elks Club now is) for K thru 6. After West Carthage School burned, several 7 & 8 graders from Carthage were bussed to the West Carthage School so the high school kids form W Carthage could go to East Carthage. My mot
Comments :   Some of the K thru 6 teachers were Mrs. Murphy, Mrs. Hall, and three different Clarks.Also a Mrs. Lobdell. I remember Mrs. Murphy (and I think it was 1st grade) making me stand in a wastebasket for talking out of turn in class.
First Name :   KarenSue Palladino
e-mail Address (optional) :   mickeymousks@usadata.net.net
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
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Comments :   I attended West Carthage Grade School. I went out to the Carthage Central High School in 1963. I graduated in the Class of 1969. We are celebrating our 35th reunion July 24, 2004. I loved school and all my classmates. All my teachers were great. KarenSue
First Name :   Lewis W. Palladino
e-mail Address (optional) :   mickeymousks@usadatanet.net
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   I went to kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 5th grade in Great Bend and 6th grade Deferiet school. I school started in 1957. Great Bend was a real nice grade school, it was brand new.I had to leave Great Bend and transfer to Deferiet School so the military coul
First Name :   KarenSue Palladino
e-mail Address (optional) :   mickeymousks@usadatanet.net
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
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First Name :   Mark
e-mail Address (optional) :   mschwartz@knightauto.com
Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   
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Comments :   I attended West Carthage Elementary,And am a 1971 graduate of CCS. This is a wonderful site
First Name :   Bonnie Mantle Ziegler
e-mail Address (optional) :   brucebzig@cs.com
Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   Carthage
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Went to the new school in 8th grade, graduated in 62. I loved the old school building on School St., with its hardwood floors and the great auditorium with the statues of Greek people with no arms. I attended there from K to 7, with K being in the basemen
Comments :   Kapfer sometime, Miss Lobdell and the gym teacher, Miss Dando.
First Name :   Bonnie Mantle Ziegler
e-mail Address (optional) :   brucebzig@cs.com
Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   Carthage
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I loved the old school building on School St., with its hardwood floors and the great auditorium with the statues of Greek people with no arms. I attended there from K to 7, with K being in the basement of the public library. Had Miss Walsh in 7th, Alice
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First Name :   Bonnie
e-mail Address (optional) :   brucebzig@cs.com
Did you attend a rural school :   No
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I have in my possession, the school bell which my grandmother, Celia Youngs Shampine, used to summon her students when she taught school in Champion in the late 1800s.
Comments :   This is a great site. Thanks for putting it together.
First Name :   Aloha
e-mail Address (optional) :   aapayne@charter.net
Did you attend a rural school :   Yes
If so, which one :   Natural Bridge, District 4
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   Our family lived in Natural Bridge a short time before moving to Carthage. I never considered it a rural school. It was smaller than previous schools. I do remember Inez Rowley. What I remember most was the closness of the community back then.
First Name :   Francis
e-mail Address (optional) :   fjburke@swbell.net
Did you attend a rural school :   Yes
If so, which one :   Deferiet & Herrings
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   In frist grade I had to take my lunch one day. Everyone was dismissed for lunch, Miss McAndrews told me to not leave the class room and I peed my pants
Comments :   I attended Deferiet School for 6 1/3 then transferred to Herrings School and graduated from there.
First Name :   Janie
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Did you attend a rural school :   
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Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I grew up on the Texas Rd. outside of Carthage. My parents bought the land next to one of the old schools on the Texas Rd. The one you call Rogers Crossing School. My 5 brother, myself and the rest of the Texas Rd. gang played in that school until it star
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First Name :   He;en
e-mail Address (optional) :   hormis@gisco.net
Did you attend a rural school :   not locally
If so, which one :   Potsdam area
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   My brother, Harold Maine and sister, Pat attended Rpgers Crossing school. Harold tended the fire every day as we lived the nearest to the school
Comments :   your picture of the Rogers Crossing school doesnt look as I remember it
First Name :   Kathy
e-mail Address (optional) :   klatremo@carthage-high.moric.ogr
Did you attend a rural school :   No
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I dont remember a rural school, but I do remember split sessions. I went to school at noon and got done at 5:30. The year I graduated was the year the Middle School opened. They had been trying to get the voters to pass the new building for eight years
Comments :   Lynn this is a wonderful resource! THANK YOU...
First Name :   Lois
e-mail Address (optional) :   lap@usadatanet.net
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Remember hearing my father talking about the fargo school, as he taught there from 1929-1930. I find this verey interesting.
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First Name :   Gary (Buddy)
e-mail Address (optional) :   gsayer@usadatanet.net
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   Was in the first class to graduate in the new school. Moved in on my 17th birthday January 27th 1958. We graduated in June of that year
First Name :   ALLAN
e-mail Address (optional) :   ACMOODY@TAMPABAY.RR.COM
Did you attend a rural school :   YES
If so, which one :   DEFERIET
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
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First Name :   Ellen
e-mail Address (optional) :   twistedsis14@usadatanet.net
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Line School
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Yes I have some photos
Comments :   great site, enjoyed
First Name :   Catherine
e-mail Address (optional) :   
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   Beartown
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   My mother, Doris Johnson, taught at the Beartown School. I did not attend any of the rural schools, although I was one of the last to graduate from the old West Carthage High School, in 1954.
Comments :   Wonderful Job!!
First Name :   Barbara
e-mail Address (optional) :   gary.montgomery@verizon.net
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   
First Name :   Burke
e-mail Address (optional) :   mizboy21@twcny.rr.com
Did you attend a rural school :   Yes
If so, which one :   Great Bend
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Only one in my family not to graduate from Great Bend Elementary! Man that SUCKS!
Comments :   Bet you cant jump off the swing over the fence!
First Name :   Lyle
e-mail Address (optional) :   lsr3@cornell.edu
Did you attend a rural school :   Yes
If so, which one :   Line School #11
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   1) I recall on occasion eating frozen sandwiches when my lunch boxk was left in the unheated hallway. 2) My father attended the Line School 1906-15; when I attended 1939-44, I found some of same books in the little library that my father said he had rea
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First Name :   billie
e-mail Address (optional) :   bpickert2002@yahoo.com
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   i just remember that old carthage building where the kids used this phrase to go to the bathroom: can i go to the basement? remember that?
Comments :   Lynn, this site is amazing. i guess some of us in our retirement have used our time quite creatively, unlike myself. you have done a magnificent job.
First Name :   Marlene
e-mail Address (optional) :   sheldonma@webtv.net
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Deer River
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I went there for the first 6 grades.I had Mrs. Ivah Sauter has a teacher for all 6. She was the best. Had to walk to school but didnt mind that. One fo best memories of my life.
Comments :   Thanks for this site. I enjoyed it.
First Name :   Patricia
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Did you attend a rural school :   Yes
If so, which one :   Felts Mills
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
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First Name :   Donald Exford
e-mail Address (optional) :   xford@citlink.net
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Champion # 1
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Many wonderful experiences, probably the most lasting was how the older classmates helped and looked out for the younger ones.
Comments :   Thanks, I found myself looking at all the schools, especially the teacher rosters.
First Name :   Christine
e-mail Address (optional) :   cmetzger@carthage-high.moric.org
Did you attend a rural school :   no
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
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First Name :   Deana
e-mail Address (optional) :   deevanh@earthlink.net
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Champion Huddle
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I went there from second to fifth grades. The last three teachers on the list were my teachers. We were taught religious education each Wednesday. On cold days we sat with our feet up on the stove in the corner. We learned about banking by stacking desks
Comments :   Thanks for the trip back in time.
First Name :   Lynn Selos
e-mail Address (optional) :   z47selos@nc.rr.com
Did you attend a rural school :   no, but lived near one
If so, which one :   District 3, Fargos
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I do not remember the school being at Fargos corner, but rather at about 1 mile from it. It had a great Lilac tree next to it, cool old piano, old text books, wooden floor, original chalk board and was a great little place for the surrounding country folk
Comments :   Nice idea this web site! It would be great to have a collection of life histories from people that grew up with these old schools and how our lives changed over the years. Ill bet it would be a real trip!
First Name :   jerry coughlin
e-mail Address (optional) :   sandflater jac@aol.com
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   champion village
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   same teacher for 4yrs went to west carthage in 1957 merry-go-round and big slides and lots of friends
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First Name :   Diana Weeks Raplee
e-mail Address (optional) :   dwrap7@hotmail.com
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Carthage, West Carthage, Great Bend
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   I remember 5th. grade at Great Bend with Miss Alice Kapfer, altho Im sure shed want to forget me!! It was a big deal then to ride the bus from Carthage to G,B.
Comments :   Geat site; thanks for all the info.
First Name :   Mary Anne Pultorak Wilson
e-mail Address (optional) :   mawilson@adelphia.net
Did you attend a rural school :   yes
If so, which one :   Deferiet Grade School
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   Grade 1&2 Grade 3&4 Grade 5&6 I had the same teacher for 2 consecutive years. My class had 11 students.
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First Name :   Edward
e-mail Address (optional) :   dgtapke@usadatanet.net
Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments :   The huge merri-go-round behind the old two room school in Great Bend. I have part of the old flag pole next to my garage, it came by way of Faunces garage in Great Bend, years later.
First Name :   haronthompson
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Did you attend a rural school :   
If so, which one :   
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First Name: :   TOMMY G
e-mail Address (optional): :   TAGIRARDLV@AOL.COM
Did you attend a rural school? :   YES
If so, which one? :   DEFERIET
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   FELL IN THE RIVER WHEN THE ICE BROKE ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL,GOT TO SCHOOL AND WAS SENT HOME TO CHANGE INTO DRY PANTS.
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First Name: :   Judy
e-mail Address (optional): :   jnye@carthage-ce.moric.org
Did you attend a rural school? :   yes
If so, which one? :   Line
Do you have a memory of a rural school to share :   
Comments: :   Thanks, Lynn. This looks wonderful!
First Name: :   Lynn
e-mail Address (optional): :   lthorn@earthlink.net
Did you attend a rural school? :   no
If so, which one? :   
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Comments: :   In researching I found many fascinating things, but I didnt know that all four of the Shea sisters taught in this area. I also found out where my grangmother, Catherine Shea Waters, taught - in the old Squash Hole School (Croghan District 14).