Jellerson Schoolhouse: Events and Displays

Project Time Frame: 
January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2020

We welcome classes or home school groups to experience a school day in 1910.

• 1910 School Room
• Authentic books and school materials
• Year Round
• Wood Stove Heat
• Outdoor Privy
• Merrymeeting Bay Museum attached
• Special Events: birthdays, receptions, meetings, etc. also considered.

We encourage students and adults to dress as in 1910 (handouts & clothes to loan), and to bring a lunch such as students would have had.(Handout)

Typical School Day  (9:30 - 2:30 if possible (if not, we’ll adjust)

  • Introduction
  • Reading/
    • Recitation  (with school marm by reading group)
    • Penmanship practice in copybooks
    • Spelling practice with slates
  • Explore #1
  • Arithmetic
  • Lunch
  • Recess
  • Spelling Bee
  • Explore #2
  • Geography (Our area & Merrymeeting Bay)
  • Chores

With sufficient notice we can tailor our curriculum to your needs. We do ask for a donation of $65 to help with the expenses of running the school.  For more information email Betsy Steen: bayviewess@ comcast.net

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