School - Mt. Hope (One Room)

Turbett Township
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MT. HOPE SCHOOL: The building ceased to be used for education purposes when the Tuscarora Valley Elementary School was opened in Port Royal in 1958. (Photo submitted by Jonathan Wert)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/25/12 - Image Year: 2012

This was one of a number of one room schools that was located in Turbett Township. The land for the school was donated by William Kohler and his wife Susan (Motz) Kohler. This school served the families near the Kilmer Cemetery, south of Old Port.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/9/13 - Image Year: 1970
Mount Hope School Building in Turbett Township.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/14/13 - Image Year: 1908
MOUNT HOPE SCHOOL 1907-1908 Warren Kohler, Teacher us on right of the photo. Jessie Ritzman is the tall girl standing behind the post. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 7/27/12 - Image Year: 1914
It is believed that Benjamin E. Groninger is pictured on the front row, fourth from the left. It is estimated that the photo was taken about 1914. (Photo supplied by Randy Groninger, grandson of Benjamin E.)
Contributed by ray on 1/25/12 - Image Year: 1917
MT. HOPE SCHOOL (abt 1917): John M. Kohler is in the back row second from the left, Herman "Jack" Towsey is in the front row third from the left and Darwin "Skip" Kohler is in the front row third from the right.

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