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History of the Schools of Somerset County

The following history was written by Professor J. B. WHIPKEY, County Superintendent from 1875 to 1881, and published in 1877 as part of the State Report: What is now known…

School Teachers, Elk Lick Twp., 1888-1889

Teacher School Name Monthly Salary # Students Enrolled BENDER, D.H. Upper Folk $ 32.00 62 BLANCH, E.K. Sawmill $ 29.00 31 FlKE, D.J. Lichty $ 29.00 46 HAY, A.L.G. Thomas…

Somerset Teachers – 1913

SOMERSET TEACHERSProf. John H. Fike Elected Supervising Principal; Three Vacancies SOMERSET, June 7.–At a meeting of the Somerset School Board last night Prof. John H. Fike was elected supervising principal…

History of Somerset County Schools (part 2)

PAINT TOWNSHIP The first school in Paint township was taught by M. Seese, in a private house on the Jonas Weaver farm. The first schoolhouse was erected on the A.…

History of Somerset County Schools (part 1)

ADDISON TOWNSHIP The first school in Addison Township was taught in a private house near Petersburg, in 1792. The first schoolhouse was built in 1800, near the Casselman river, on…

Somerset Borough School Directors 1836-1883

1836 – Chauncey Forward, John Neff 1837 – Andrew Stewart, Michael Shaffer 1838 – Martin Holderbaum, Samuel K. Pearson 1839 – Alexander B. Fleming, Henry Chorpenning 1840 – John C.…