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West Chester to consider proposals for Station Road Schoolhouse property

Post Date:07/11/2018 3:12 PM

The West Chester Board of Trustees will accept proposals regarding the sale and future use of the Station Road Schoolhouse, located near the Olde West Chester corridor.

West Chester Township purchased the Station Road Schoolhouse property, 6670 Station Road, in 1999. At the time the property included the existing two-room schoolhouse, a small barn and a small cottage. The building had been converted into a private residence, but West Chester restored the building to preserve the nature of the original schoolhouse. The cottage was demolished.

The detailed Request for Proposals with requirements for consideration is available online. Proposals must be submitted no later than 10 a.m., Oct. 9, 2018.

A pre-bid meeting will take place at 2 p.m., August 13 at the Station Road Schoolhouse.

In 1875, a one-room brick schoolhouse was built on the site to serve the community’s children. The schoolhouse, known as District School No. 3, was destroyed by fire in 1900.

The existing two-room schoolhouse was built upon the same foundation in 1900. The first four grades were accommodated in one room and grades five through eight used the second room. At this time, children of the community who were able to pursue a high school education had to do so in Hamilton or Lockland.

The Station Road Schoolhouse, District School No. 3, was operational until 1917 when the Union Centralized School, formerly on Cincinnati-Dayton Road, was constructed. This new building included students from first through 12th grade.

Station Road Schoolhouse

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