History

In 1889 there were 12 school districts in West Greenwich. 
The average monthly wage for a teacher was $30.26.

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District # 8 - Plain School also known as Red School House Plain Meeting House Road
- built in 1881. 

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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.

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Picture taken early in the 1970's of Route 102 headed North just past Blueberry Heights. 
Photo submitted by Lorraine Simpanen


More to come.............. Submit your old photos to cgrandall@wgtownri.org