Raffle Winner Treats Friends to Unusual, Homestyle Meal

Submitted Glenn Austin informs guests about what it was like to be students and teachers at Center School, a one-room school house located at The Great Pumpkin Patch.

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Glenn Austin informs guests about what it was like to be students and teachers at Center School, a one-room school house located at The Great Pumpkin Patch.

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Ann Wheeler

From the early 1900s until the 1950s, one-room school houses dotted the landscape in east central Illinois. Today, most of these structures have gone the way of the rotary dial phone: only a few exist and even fewer are actually used for their original purpose. Perhaps only Center School, which has found a home among the pumpkins and mums at The Great Pumpkin Patch in Arthur, has been used as the site for a winning raffle ticket.     Login or Subscribe to read the rest of this story.

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