Living History

One Room Schoolhouses

ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSES OF NEW ALBANY . presented by Richard Whitelock on March 7, 2019 DAYS GONE BY As our nation expanded and grew in population, so did our educational system in the U.S. Here in Plain Township, the first school was built in 1820. The first teacher, Jacob Smith, taught the students for $1.50 each,…

Founders Day 2018

New Albany in the 1860s The Ealy House was a very exciting place to be on May 19th as the New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society launched a new event – Living History: New Albany in the 1860s.  For the most part, the rain held off, the sun came out, and it was a beautiful day.…