Grace: 1-room country schoolhouses may be gone, but they're not forgotten
Betty Stukenholtz helped lead a 2½-year effort to place signs where some 109 country schools once stood in Otoe County. Here, she holds a dress she wore years ago at Harmony School, a building she later bought and preserved.
Posted: Saturday, August 3, 2013 12:00 am
RURAL OTOE COUNTY, Neb. — With little ceremony, other than the bang-bang-banging of a pole driver, they put up the last sign.
“Site of Sand Creek School” reads the white placard planted between Wade Nutzman's cornfield and a gravel road in the northeastern part of this county, about an hour's drive south of Omaha.
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Saturday, August 3, 2013 12:00 am.