In 1889 there were 12 school districts in West Greenwich.
The average monthly wage for a teacher was $30.26.
District # 8 - Plain School also known as Red School House Plain Meeting House Road
- built in 1881.
District # 7 - Hazard School House
Hazard Road - built in the 1840's.
In 1927, the West Greenwich schools united for the first joint graduation in the Town's history. Over 200 people were in attendence and there were 4 graduates: William Mattscheck, Catherine O'Brien, Dagny Olsson, and Unto Frank Ikonen. Ice cream and cake was served by M.J. Duff, proprietor of the Noose Neck Inn.
Picture taken early in the 1970's of Route 102 headed North just past Blueberry Heights.
Photo submitted by Lorraine Simpanen
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