Chestnut Hill School 1914

Submitted by Clarence R. Shirey, son of Mary Shaffer Shirey, nephew of Mabel Shaffer Doverspike and Paul Shaffer.  Permission granted for use on this site only.  

Chestnut Hill School, also known as Coleman School, located along present Rte. 536 between Mayport and North Freedom in Redbank Twp., Armstrong County, PA.  Photo taken Sept. 29, 1914

Teacher’s name, school and date are written on the slates the children are holding in front.

As identified on the back of the photograph by Mary Shaffer Shirey -

Back Row – Texas Minich Hinderliter, Charlotte Knappenberger, Teacher – Blaine Shick, Ruth George Miller, Marguerite Shick, Leona Coleman Bish.

Second Row – Mary (Shaffer) Shirey, Dorothy Coleman Wise, Mayne Minich, Paul Shaffer, Leon Minich, Clyde Yoder, Paul Shick.

Front Row – Oren Shirey, Mabel Shaffer Doverspike, Robert Coleman, Bessie Coleman, Mae Coleman, James Coleman, and Mary Hunter. 

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