Schools in Kankakee Townships
Prepared by Gloria D. Arndt
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Rolling Prairie 1835 log school, burned and replaced with a frame building - located in front of the old section Rolling Prairie Cemetery
later the frame building was moved further down on Michigan St. Later a brick school building was built near where the present school is located that too burned in 1967.
There was also a high school built, it was discontinued in 1969 when the Rolling Prairie and New Carlisle High School were consolidated into New Prairie High School .
Bald Hill closed in 1905. located in Section 33 250 East and Division Rd.
Bald Hill School Alumni
Fail location on Fail Rd and 300 North in Section 19. Built 1870 District No. 3,
1897-1898 School Year, Letha Taylor Hickman, Teacher
Pupils: Effie Fail, Lottie Francis, Bertha Hart, Edna Fail, Keene Fail, Albert Pease, Carl Downing,
Maud Robbins, Clarence Hunt, Ward Hunt, Vernon Francis, Claire Fail, Ora Downing, Orville Woolverton, Albert Downing
Hunt located 2 miles west of Rolling Prairie on the old Michigan Road, north side.
discontinued in 1925. Section 9, 200 East and Michigan Rd. Hwy 20.
Byron Closed in 1919 located in section 15?
Williams located on section 4 (1892) 600 North and 300 E.
Decker Stood in front of Miller Griffin cemetery section 29
Bell frame one room school. Located on section 23 200 North and 450 East - Bell property.
Perrys Corner School one room frame building location unknown
Kankakeee School Located in section 28 Pumping Station Road (250E) On Scholl property (1921)
Sabbath School Rolling Prairie Christian 1866 Rolling Prairie M. E. 1866
Rolling Prairie High School - Circa 1910
Rolling Prairie HS