Cedar Bluffs School

Cedar Bluffs School

District 30

Taken in part from 
The History of the School Districts of 
Decatur County, Kansas
compiled and completed
by Katie B. Cornell, July

On May 17, 1880 school district #30 was formed.  The first school was held in the old Fort.  This being a sod building built for protection from the Indians.  People gathered here in case of Indian raids or scares.  The second building was a frame two room structure built in 1885.  The third school building is the one you see below.

This school house burned down in the 1980's.

Date of Picture below unknown.

If you find a relative in this picture and would like a close-up of them please let me know.

Certificate for Excellence in Spelling for Ernest Rickets. 
 If this is your relative please let me know.

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