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1906 Baker #2 Schoolhouse

Located at the Guthrie County Fairgrounds - Guthrie Center, Iowa


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The first Baker #2 School was built in 1876 and was 18' x 22'.  In 1906, a vote approved the building of a larger school, 24.5' x 34.5'  This is the schoolhouse that is located at the Guthrie County Fairgrounds

Photo take in 1909.

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Students and teacher of Baker No. 2.

Ca. 1910


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Characters in a stage play preformed at Baker No. 2.

Back Row (L to R):  Fred Lenhart, Etta Simmons, Oris Secoy, Millard Herron, Dick Headley, Loren Pickett, Charity Simmons (Dove) 

2nd Row:  George Sanford, Elsa Herron

Front Row:  Richard, Headlee, Charles Winebrenner, Forest Moreland, Ina Chalfant Benton


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Sometime between 1909 and 1913, the bell and belfry were added to the school.  


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Baker No. 2 students.

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