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Subject: Virginia School in Linwood, Leavenworth Co., KS 1905-1910
Author: dldkansas
Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Classification: Query
Surnames: Mills

Have info written by great aunt (Minnie MILLS Neal) saying that she taught at Virginia School. This would have been approx 1905-1910. She says it was on the north side of the Kansas River. She boarded in a mansion belonging to a "rich and influential man" who owned a five hundred acre crab apple orchard. He had a cider, vinegar business. She found out that the school was put up for the children of the men working in the orchard. She had 11 students. It was called the Virginia School. The mansion was a 3 story stucco building. but has since been destroyed by fire. I would like to find some info about the school and/or the mansion. Diana