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History of Pitcher School District
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TitleHistory of Pitcher School District
AbstractManuscript prepared for Pitcher School P.T.A. Meeting that gives the history of the Pitcher School, including the various locations and previous names. It is one of the oldest districts in Jackson County, and the first building, built of logs near a spring on Booth Ave., was called Packwood School. In 1860, Colonel Thomas Pitcher gave a half acre of land to School District #5 for a school. This was at 37th and Hunter. The school in 1961, at the time of the P.T.A. meeting and located at 9701 East 35th Street, was on land once owned by Greenbury Pitcher. Includes some genealogical information, names of owners of the land and pupils of the school.
SourceJackson County Historical Society
LocationVertical file: Schools-Public-Kansas City, MO-Pitcher
Local SubjectPitcher School
Pitcher, Thomas
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID124629
CONTENTdm number27672
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