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Above: View September 28, 1939
Eyre School Annex to Chester High School.
Former residence of General and Mrs. Wm. G Price Jr.
and before that, of her father, Joshua Pusey Eyre, Jr.
North side 7th St. between Barclay & Fulton Sts.
Below: View September 28, 1939
Rear view from 8th St.
Photos of Eyre School from the Chester
F Baker collection, courtesy of Peter Mooney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Actual photographic reproductions are available from Delaware County Historical Society
322 W. 7th St.
(Chester High's Vocational Building was erected on this site and opened in September 1941.)
Grades 1-5 (?)
Principals | Faculty | Staff | Classes | School History
|Classes:||Betty-Jane (Bennett) Smith
William S. Bleyler (Funeral Director)
Maude Mc Dowell
William H. Thorpe
|School History:||"I started at Lincoln School in February 1928. I stayed there one
year. My father had attended Lincoln School, too. He was born in 1895 so it
was old when I went there. The school became overcrowded in 1928 so I was sent to
Eyre School. (I lived at 318 West 8th across from Eyre.) It was fun going there. It
was like a private school just for the neighborhood kids. It was a beautiful
mansion. It had floor to ceiling windows on the first floor. When open in the
warm weather we walked in and out of the windows. The class went outside and sat on
the grass and enjoyed having class in the nice weather. The nature study class
walked about and learned the names of the trees and shrubs. A Mrs. Nothnagle was one of my
- Betty-Jane Bennett Smith, Smith9697@aol.com
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