The Wills School - York, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Janila
N 39° 58.243 W 076° 34.595
18S E 365362 N 4425697
Quick Description: Wills School was one of 15 one room schoolhouses which educated the children of Lower Windsor Townhip in York County,.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/24/2018 6:21:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMZKFW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:
From the Wills School website at (visit link) :

"The Wills School was built in 1875. The last class to occupy the schoolhouse left in 1955. Since then, multiple groups have collaborated to restore and maintain the schoolhouse. The interior furnishings down to the pot-bellied stove and pictures of Washington and Lincoln are original. Inside are the original desks, chalkboard, various schoolbooks, and a visitor log. "

There is little online data available for this school. I lived near this township for over 40 years and never knew it existed and at this time, it doesn't appear that tours are offered very often.
Original or Re-creation?: Original

Year the school first opened.: 1/1/1875

Year the school closed.: 1/1/1955

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: no

4671 East Prospect Road
York, PA USA

Web Address (if available): [Web Link]

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: no

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